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Menu and toolbar of Panel editor

Main menu:

- Project:
- List and selection of panels: (Ctrl+O) Opens window with the list of existing panels (graphic contents) of the application. The selected panel can be opened or deleted from this list. See "List and selection of panels" window.
- Save panel: (Ctrl+S) Save edited panel to disk. This action cannot be selected (it is grey) until the panel is modified.
- Save all panels: Save all panels to "Application.pra" file.
- Incremantal panels compilations with reference test: (Ctrl+P) Only those panel that have been changed since last compilation will be compiled. No consistency tests will be executed.
- Compile all panels without consistency test: All panels will be compiled. No consistency tests will be executed.
- Compile all panels with consistency test: Compilation of all used panels is performed. This action can be performed also in the application editor in toolbar (Build all panels).
- The result of last compilation: (Ctrl+R) Opens the window reporting the results of last compilation
- Exit: (Alt+F4) Terminates and closes the panel editor window
 
- Edit:
- Copy selection: (Ctrl+C) Selected graphic items will be copied into clipboard
- Cut selection: (Ctrl+X) Selected graphic items will be moved into clipboard
- Paste: (Ctrl+V) The content of the clipboard will be copied into the panel graphic window. New names will be created for copied items.
- Paste and preserve names: The contents of the clipboard will be copied into the panel graphic window. If possible the names of the items will be preserved (if no collision with existing item names occures)
- Delete: (Del) Delete selected graphic items
- Undo: (Ctrl+Z) Cancel the previous panel configuration changes.
- Redo: (Ctrl+Y) Redo the configuration changes that have been discarted by the Undo function
- Mark all: (Ctrl+A) All graphic items in the panel will be selected
- Move marked items: Opens window for changing the position of control items
- Extend/shrink marked items: Opens window for changing the size of control items
- Copy whole panel: Copies the whole panel from the window into the clipboard
- Paste whole panel: Copies the panel from the clipboard into the window
- New item: (N) Opens windows with items palette for graphic item selection
- Find graphic item:
- by name: Search for the graphic item according to its FullName property
- by type: Search for the graphic item according to its TypeName property
- Find text: Finds defined text in all items
- Export:
- edited panel
- all graphic items in panel
- marked graphic items in panel
- Import:
- graphic item(s) into panel
- panel(s) into editor
- Application fonts: (Ctrl+T) Open the "Application Fonts" configuration window
- Editing the PmiRoot object: Open the configuration window for editing the PmiRoot graphic object.
 
- View:
- Development toobar: View the development toolbar
- Raster: A raster (graphic grid) will be displayed over the panel that is currently being edited. The grid can be configured in the PmiRoot > Panel > Show grid configurator.
- Items order: The order index will be displayed above each graphic item in the development environment.
 
- Tools:
- Lock all items: The position of all graphic items will be fixed
- Editing compound items enabled: (G) If enabled, then the immersed graphic items can be selected and edited directly (similar way as the graphic items on the desktop can be selected and edited). See the configurator "Selecting and direct editing of compound items enabled".
- Panel editor setup: Open the "Panel editor setup" configuration window.
 
- Windows:
- Tile: All open windows will be arranged as tiles
- Cascade: All open windows will be arranged as cascade
- Arrange icons: All open window icons will be arranged
- All to icons: All open windows will be minimized to icons
- Close all: All open windows will be closed
 
- Help:
- Help content: The PROMOTIC documentation contents chapter of the PROMOTIC documentation will be opened
- Panel editor: The Panel editor chapter of the PROMOTIC documentation will be opened
- Keys for controling workspace: The Basic control of panel editor chapter of the PROMOTIC documentation will be opened

Toolbar:

- (Ctrl+O) Opens window with the list of existing panels (graphic contents) of the application. The selected panel can be opened or deleted from this list. See "List and selection of panels" window.
- (Ctrl+S) Save edited panel to disk. This action cannot be selected (it is grey) until the panel is modified.
- Save all panels to "Application.pra" file.
(Incremantal panels compilations with reference test) - Only those panel that have been changed since last compilation will be compiled. No consistency tests will be executed.
(Compile all panels with consistency test) - Compilation of all used panels is performed. This action can be performed also in the application editor in toolbar (Build all panels).
(New graphic item) - View items palette for graphic item selection.
(Edit PmiRoot) - Allows editing the PmiRoot object.
(Raster) - A raster (graphic grid) will be displayed over the panel that is currently being edited. The grid can be configured in the PmiRoot > Panel > Show grid configurator.
(Editing compound items enabled) - (G) If enabled, then the immersed graphic items can be selected and edited directly (similar way as the graphic items on the desktop can be selected and edited).
- The position of all graphic items will be fixed
- (Del) Delete selected graphic items
(Undo) - (Ctrl+Z) Cancel the previous panel configuration changes.
(Redo) - (Ctrl+Y) Redo the configuration changes that have been discarted by the Undo function
- Align market items: Left
- Align market items: Right
- Align market items: Up
- Align market items: Down
- Center marked items horizontally
- Center marked items vertically
- Align differences between in axis X
- Align differences between in axis Y
- Align dimension DX of all marked items
- Align dimension DY of all marked items
- Align dimension DX and DY of all marked items
 
(Display mode setting) - All graphic items can be displayed, or only the items corresponding to PmPanel object view, in Web or while printing the panel.

See the configurator Disable graphic item ....

- View all items
- View as local panel
- View like Web panel
- View as printed

Context menu:

This menu is show by clicking the right mouse button in the graphic panel area.
 
- New graphic item: View items palette for graphic item selection.
- Edit current item: Opens configuration window for editing the current item.
- Current item:
- Edit Position: Opens configuration page Position.
- Edit Events: Opens configuration page Events.
- Edit Variables: Opens configuration page Variables.
- Edit Subitems: Opens configuration page Subitems.
- Edit Item parameters: Opens configuration page PmiItem > Object > Item parameters.
- Remove: Removes current item from the panel.
- Hide (only temporary invisibility): Temporarily hides the current item. It is possible to make all item visible again in the menu "Show hidden items".
- Disable (in Runtime): In current item sets the configurator "PmiItem > Object > Fully disable graphic item in Promotic runtime".
- Create copy of item: Inserts a copy of current item next to it.
- Mark the item: Adds current item among "Marked items".
- Change memory order: Displays a configurator that can be used to enter the index of item order.
- Export item: Opens configuration window Data export to CSV text file. See Import/Export in the panel editor.
- Import to item: Opens window for selection of imported file. See Import/Export in the panel editor.
- Enable disabled items in item: To all subitems of active item cancels the set configurator "PmiItem > Object > Fully disable graphic item in Promotic runtime".
- Show hidden items in item: Makes all subitems of active item visible. The item can be hidden in the menu "Current item / Hide (only temporary invisibility)".
- Marked items:
- Remove all marked items: Removes all selected items in the panel.
- Save marked items into preconfigurations: Makes a single user item from a group of selected items. Opens window Name of user-defined graphic item that can be used in order to enter the name of user item. See How to save item among preconfigured items.
- Move marked items: Opens window where the type of shifting of selected items can be defined.
- Extend/shrink marked items: Opens window where the type of size change of selected items can be defined.
- Disable the selected items in runtime: In all selected items sets the configurator "PmiItem > Object > Fully disable graphic item in Promotic runtime".
- Insert marked items into current item: This way it is possible to easily create compound items. Opens window Creation of compound item. See Compound graphic items.
- Move marked items by order in memory:
- under current item
- above actual item
- under all items
- above all items
- Show hidden items: Makes all invisible items in the panel visible again. The item can be hidden in menu "Current item / Hide (only temporary invisibility)".
- Enable all disabled items in runtime: In all item in the panel cancels the set configurator "PmiItem > Object > Fully disable graphic item in Promotic runtime".
- Find graphic item:
- by name: Search for the graphic item according to its FullName property
- by type: Search for the graphic item according to its TypeName property
- Find text: Finds defined text in all items
- Properties:
- Application Fonts: Opens window Registered font manager of the application.
- Edit PmiRoot object: Opens configuration window of the PmiRoot.
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