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GUI Introduction

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When you launch ForeUI, you will see the welcome page at the middle of the GUI, like this:

gui_welcome

In the welcome page, you can open any plot that recently loaded, or you can just create a new plot by clicking the "New Plot" button.  You will then see the plot content be shown in the GUI:

gui_plot_editing

There are 4 toolbars on left, top, right and bottom side of main window.

Top Toolbar

The top toolbar provides buttons to launch some frequently used features.

top_toolbar

File Manage
Project Export
Undo/Redo
Snap Modes
Slideshow
Simulation

Left Toolbar

left_toolbarThe left toolbar contains the buttons to show/hide these functional panels.

Element Panel
Images Panel
outline Panel
Search Panel

Right Toolbar

right_toolbar The right toolbar contains the buttons to show/hide these functional panels:

Tools Panel
Custom Property Panel
System Property Panel

Bottom Toolbar

The bottom toolbar provides buttons for page management, behavior definition, UI theme configuration, zooming and plot settings.

bottom-toolbar

Page Management
Behavior Definition
UI Theme Configuration
Zooming
Plot Settings

 

Remarks: if you run ForeUI in Mac OS X, the menu bar will not be displayed and all menus will be moved to the system menu bar.

Remarks: if the window is not wide enough, the toolbar will become scrollable and you can scroll it with the arrow buttons at two ends. As shown below:

scrollable_toolbar