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Top Button Menu

The top button menu extends along the top of the Xic main window, just below the main menu bar. This contains a number of buttons and other controls. In left-to-right order, these are described briefly below, and in more detail in the sections that follow.

The lsearch button and entry: find layer and set current
The text entry displays the name of the current layer. This entry area and the adjacent button with the blue triangle icon can perform a layer search by (partial) name. Matching layers become the current layer.

The ltvis button: show/hide layer table
This button toggles visibility of the layer table.

The lpal button: show/hide layer palette
This button controls visibility of the layer palette.

The setcl button: set current layer form clicked-on object
Pressing this button, then clicking on an object in a drawing window will set the current layer to the layer of the object.

The selcp button: show/hide selection control panel
This button controls the visibility of the Selection Control panel.

The desel button: deselect all objects
Pressing this button will deselect all currently selected objects.

The rdraw button: redraw windows
Pressing this button will redraw the main window, and all sub-windows showing the same display mode (electrical or physical) as the main window.

The coordinates readout
This window displays the coordinates of the mouse pointer.



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Stephen R. Whiteley 2017-10-02