Main window

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Main window

This chapter describes basic information about Graphical User Interface of CutLogic 2D.

2D_MainWindow

The Main window contains following segments.

Main menu

XD_MainMenu

This drop-down menu is basic control element for navigation and executions of logically grouped commands.

Main toolbar

XD_MainToolbar

The Main toolbar is a collection of buttons and other control elements providing quick access to commonly used commands.

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Plans

Ctrl+1

Activates the Plans enabling you to manage your plans, their stocks, parts, settings and results.

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Materials

Ctrl+2

Activates the Materials enabling you to manage your materials, their stocks and parts.

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Assemblies

Ctrl+3

Activates the Assemblies enabling you to manage your assemblies and their parts.

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Storages

Ctrl+4

Activates the Storages enabling you to manage your storages and their stocks.

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Reports

Ctrl+P

Displays the Reports form with list of available reports in new window.

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Filter

Ctrl+F

Displays the Filter definition form in new window.

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Import

Ctrl+I

Displays the Import form in new window.

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Start optimization

F3

Starts calculation of optimal cutting plan for given actual plan.

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Stop optimization

ESC

Stops calculation.

Following data navigator serves for navigation in given section. This navigator is displayed only if other than master tab is chosen (active). This navigator enables you to browse the master records in given section while detailed information from active detail tab is displayed.

XD_ToolPanelNavigator

Function of the buttons of navigator is following.

DB_First

Moves to the first record of given master data.

DB_Prev

Moves to the previous record of given master data.

DB_Next

Moves to the next record of given master data.

DB_Last

Moves to the last record of given master data.

Tabs

XD_PlansTabArea

Tabs are graphical control elements representing master and/or detail data. Tabs shows one master and one or more detail tabs. Master tab is the first tab from the left in tabs and contains small graphical icon.

Toolbar

XD_ControlPanel

Toolbar displays basic information about active master data and contains data navigator and optionally displays other control elements (buttons).

Data navigator

XD_DataNavigator

Data navigator serves for navigation and editing of data displayed in data grid.

Function of the buttons of navigator is following.

DB_First

Moves to the first record.

DB_Prev

Moves to the previous record.

DB_Next

Moves to the next record.

DB_Last

Moves to the last record.

DB_Plus

Inserts a new record.

DB_Minus

Deletes the current record.

DB_OK

Posts changes from the current record to the database.

DB_Cancel

Cancels changes made in the current record.

Data grid

2D_DataGrid

Data grid is the main part of the form, where you can manage your data like Plans, Materials, Storages and Assemblies. Data are usually organized in rows (records) and columns (fields).

Light blue color represents active row.

Dark blue color represents active field within selected row.

Non editable fields are displayed with grey background.

Status bar

XD_StatusBar

Status bar displays information related to element you point on by mouse (e.g. input line in cutting settings).