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Setup Menu

Tool bar editor

The Tool bar editor allow you to edit the button bar layout.

Manage tool box script

Select to function you want to assign to each of the left tool box panel.

Date/Time

Gives you control over the used time in the chart. Here you also can make your settings to simulate the movement of objects in the solar system. A click the line Date/Time opens the configuration window. Have a look at this page for further details.

Observatory

This enables you to configure the position of the observer and how to display the horizon. Click on the line Observatory to open these configuration dialog boxes. Look at this page for further details.

Chart, Coordinates

Lets you choose from several possibilities to display your chart, such as the coordinate system, field of views and the grid spacing. A click here opens the Chart, Coordinates configuration dialog boxes. Look at this page for further details.

Catalog

Here you can choose which catalogs the use to display objects on the chart. Click here to open the Catalog configuration window. Look at this page for further details.

Solar System

Lets you set planet rendering options and manage the comet and asteroid data. Click this line to open the Solar System configuration dialogs. Look at this page for further details.

Display

Here you can customize the appearance of the graphical interface. Configure things like the sky colour, lines, labels and fonts of the program. Also, if you want to mark the field of vision of your eyepieces or CCD/CMOS sensors on the chart, configure them here. Click the line here to go to the first tab of the Display configuration dialog boxes. Look at this page for further details.

Pictures

Here you can configure settings how to combine the display of object pictures on the chart. Here you also can set to you use RealSky (Local installation, if you've got the CD's) or the online DSS services. Click this line to go to the Pictures configuration window. Look at this page for further details.

General

Miscellaneous settings about the database and telescope connections, and the setting of the language in the program. Click here to open the General configuration window. Look at this page for further details.

Internet

Lets you configure how your computer connects to the Internet and set the links to the online resources. Click this line to go to the Internet configuration dialog boxes. Look at this page for further details.

All configuration options

Opens the main configuration window from where you can make all program settings.
This window is divided into several sections, every section contains the same possibilities as described on the previous paragraphs of this page. So here are the shortcuts:

Apply Change to all Chart

By checking the small checkbox “Apply change to all chart” at the bottom of the configuration window, you apply all the configuration changes to all your opened charts. When this box is unchecked, the configuration changes will only be applied to the active chart.

Save Configuration Now

Clicking on this will cause the program to save the current settings as the new default. A newly opened chart will use these settings. Also, when you click File → Reset chart and options, the active chart will be set according to these saved settings.

Save Configuration On Exit

If you check this line, the program will ask you to save the settings every time you exit the program.

Reset language

Reset the language to the default value for your computer.
For evident reason this menu text is not translatable and always show in English.

Reset chart and options

This give you three options:

  • Reset initial default and restart This delete all your personal settings and restart the program as the first time you run it.
  • Reset to last time the chart was saved Reset the chart and the options to the last saved configuration. The result is the same as when you would close the map without saving followed by restarting the program.
  • Set options for best performance Reset every option that affect the program performance. The visual aspect of the chart is simplified and the performance must be acceptable on every computer.
en/documentation/menusetup.txt · Last modified: 2016/01/18 16:24 by admin