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Minescape Users Guide

Catalogue

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I n te rfa ce co n cep t s
Minescape standard features and usage techniques
Overview of features
Levels of interface
Adherence to Motif standards
Management facilities
Advanced CAD graphics handling
An integrated help system
The Window manager
Components of a window
Using the window border
Using the window title bar
Using the window menu button
Using the minimise button
Using the maximise button
Pages
Menus
Menu structure
Menus in the overlay planes
Types of menus
Menu bar
Pull-down menus
Icon bar
Pop-up menus
Pointer Menu
Items in a menu
Cascade items
Action items
Push button
Toggle button
Radio button

Navigating the menus


Standard navigation
Mnemonics
Accelerators
Tear-off menus
What are tear-off menus?
Tearing off a menu
Closing a torn-off menu
Help on menu options
Forms
Form decks
What is a form deck?
Tab-dividers
What is a tab-divider?
Using the tab-divider
Fields
Data fields
Boolean (toggle) fields
Option fields
Table fields
Keyboard navigation and editing
Feedback
Types of feedback
Information messages
Warning messages
Error messages
Drag-and-drop
What is drag-and-drop?

Minescape Users Guide


Catalogue

Home

Glossary

I n te rfa ce co n cep t s
Minescape standard features and usage techniques
Using drag-and-drop to open a CAD
window
Performing a drag-and-drop operation
On-line help
About on-line help
On-line help options
About
On Context
Manuals
Mscape3 to Mscape4
Reference
Form help
On Context
This Form
Trace
Balloon Help

Index