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Menus and Toolbars

The menus and toolbars of Alloy Discovery include the following:

  • Main menu Appears at the top of the Desktop App, above all other toolbars. The main menu is a system toolbar that provides access to main commands and functions of Alloy Discovery.–

  • Standard Toolbar Appears below the main menu. This is another predefined toolbar that contains shortcuts to standard commands and functions.

  • Module menu (non-customizable) - Locates at the top of the workspace pane of the Desktop App. Provides access to context-specific actions and functions of the component or record that’s open in the workspace pane. This menu appears when you display a component or open a record.

NOTE: When a grid is displayed within a workspace pane, the Module menu may contain the [ View Name ] drop-down allowing you to switch between various views. For details, see Views and Working with views.

  • Pop-up (context) menu Provides quick access to the commands for a particular screen element such as a row in a grid, a tree node in the Sidebar, a data-entry field, the main menu, the Standard Toolbar, and others.–

  • Status bar - This toolbar reflects: the current status of the grid in the database, the number of records and the loading time, the number of visible and selected items, and the time of the last data refresh. It also shows you information messages: the Conflict detected warning message appears whenever a conflict has occurred, the Changes notification message appears when new audit data is uploaded to the database. The icon on the toolbar indicates whether or not the Auto-Refresh feature is available for the current grid. For details, see Refreshing data.

  • NOTE:If you have the administrative privileges, you can click the displayed warning to review the conflicting parameters and resolve the conflict (for details, see Conflict Resolution).

NOTE: You can click the displayed notification message to refresh the data (for details, see Task List).