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tutorials:t1 [2019/07/17 13:10]
pwarczok [Quick access bar]
tutorials:t1 [2020/02/12 13:21] (current)
pwarczok [Screen layout]
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-This first tutorial provides a brief tour of MatCalc's user interface and explains how to perform basic file operations. +This first tutorial provides a brief tour of MatCalc's graphical user interface. The interface elements that will be referred to in the subsequent tutorials, are introduced here. At the end, the very basic operations with a workspace are demonstrated
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 ^ Toolbar| Icons giving quick access to frequently used functions (see [[tutorials:T1#Toolbars | below]])| ^ Toolbar| Icons giving quick access to frequently used functions (see [[tutorials:T1#Toolbars | below]])|
 ^ Quick access bar| Icons giving quick access to window management options (see [[tutorials:T1#Quick access bar | below]]).| ^ Quick access bar| Icons giving quick access to window management options (see [[tutorials:T1#Quick access bar | below]]).|
-^ Console| This window has an area for entering command-lines and an area that shows output from calculations and other operations; more information is given [[tutorials:T1#Console | below]] and in [[tutorials:T12 | Tutorial 12]].|+^ Console| This window has an area that shows output from calculations and other operations, as well, as an area for entering command-lines; more information is given [[tutorials:T1#Console | below]] and in [[tutorials:T12 | Tutorial 12]].|
 ^ Options window| Context-sensitive options to change the way information is displayed. [[tutorials:T2 | Tutorial 2]], [[tutorials:T4 | Tutorial 4]] and [[tutorials:T5 | Tutorial 5]] give more information about the Options window.| ^ Options window| Context-sensitive options to change the way information is displayed. [[tutorials:T2 | Tutorial 2]], [[tutorials:T4 | Tutorial 4]] and [[tutorials:T5 | Tutorial 5]] give more information about the Options window.|
 ^ Variables window| A list of MatCalc's built-in variables with their current values. See [[tutorials:T4 | Tutorial 4]] and [[tutorials:T5 | Tutorial 5]] for more about variables.| ^ Variables window| A list of MatCalc's built-in variables with their current values. See [[tutorials:T4 | Tutorial 4]] and [[tutorials:T5 | Tutorial 5]] for more about variables.|
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 ^ {{ :tutorials:t1:img:t1_icon_zoom_out.png |Zoom out}} | Zoom out.| ^ {{ :tutorials:t1:img:t1_icon_zoom_out.png |Zoom out}} | Zoom out.|
 ^ {{ :tutorials:t1:img:t1_icon_open_navigator.png |Open navigator}} | Display an overview all open windows, enabling you to find the windows and regions of interest.| ^ {{ :tutorials:t1:img:t1_icon_open_navigator.png |Open navigator}} | Display an overview all open windows, enabling you to find the windows and regions of interest.|
-^ {{ :tutorials:t1:img:t1_icon_displaymode.png?nolink |Display mode}} | Clicking the down-arrow to the right of this icon reveals three options: **windowed** - output is in moveable windows on the screen, **tabbed** - output is accessible via browser-style tabs at the top of the viewport, **expose** - automatic organisation of output, with minimisation of system windows such as options, console, etc. Clicking on the background of the viewport area brings back the previous display mode (windowed/tabbed).|+^ {{ :tutorials:t1:img:t1_icon_display_mode.png |Display mode}} | Clicking the down-arrow to the right of this icon reveals three options: **windowed** - output is in moveable windows on the screen, **tabbed** - output is accessible via browser-style tabs at the top of the viewport, **expose** - automatic organisation of output, with minimisation of system windows such as options, console, etc. Clicking on the background of the viewport area brings back the previous display mode (windowed/tabbed).|
  
  
tutorials/t1.txt · Last modified: 2020/02/12 13:21 by pwarczok