The menus on the menu bar of the .NET UI workspace provide many useful options, discussed next.
The File menu commands include:
Log off from all applications running in the QAD NET UI. You can log in as a different user if security allows.
Defines print output for browses; this has no impact on maintenance programs.
Generates a print preview of a browse prior to print.
Open the print dialog so that you can print the data for a browse or the screen for other programs.
The section below Print displays the last six programs that you have opened. You can choose to open one of these programs directly from this pull-down menu.
Close the QAD .NET UI and log off any open applications.
The Edit menu commands include:
Cut, Copy, and Paste
These are standard Microsoft commands. View associated shortcuts on the screen above.
While in any screen you can immediately go to menu search by using the shortcut Ctrl+M or select Menu Search from the Edit menu.
The Tools menu commands include:
View administrative information and set personal options for browses and other application settings. For more information, see next slide. Settings the user cannot configure are viewable from Help| View Configuration.
Update the same settings that display when you select Internet Options from the Tools menu in Internet Explorer.
Delete the following data:
• Temporary files: Internet Explorer cache and IE cookies and cached resources created for the current configuration.
• Session information: the graphical state stored by the GUI persistence manager. Also deletes user input, such as last configuration, last workspace, most recently used menu items, and credentials.
Activate and deactivate workspaces from a list and reorder them.
Tools | Options
QAD .NET UI lets each user configure many different settings that affect the UI in these areas:
Configure settings for Cancel transaction on drill change, Cell Font, Link Font Color, Row Alternating Color, Row Background Color, Rows Per Page, Side Panel Auto Open.
Configure settings for Auto advance on next data field, Cell Font, Prompt user on open transaction, Screen Navigation Bar, Text Report Font, UI Extensions.
Configure settings for Allow Multiple Applications, Left Navigation Panel Style, Show Workspace Selector.
Enable Home Page, Home Page URL.
Configure settings for Auto Complete Recipients Textbox, Display Alerts, Empty Deleted Folder Frequency, Poller Frequency.
Background Color, Bold Color, Font, Foreground Color.
This menu displays a history list of programs in the order in which they were opened. Selecting Close All Windows shuts all screens on the workspace.
Use the Help menu to display Application and Program Help, and to view installation and application configuration details. Help is discussed in more detail in Help in the QAD .NET UI
The Help menu commands include:
This option displays the default search page.
This option is available when your cursor is placed within a non-component based field or screen. When you then select Application Help, field or procedure help is displayed for the field or screen.
Opens a window that displays various configuration settings that cannot be directly changed by a user of the QAD .NET UI. These settings must be changed by a system administrator.
Send Error Report
Use this option to save or send an error report. You can view the report, which includes QAD .NET UI configuration information and log files and enter additional information about what you were doing when the problem happened. Optionally, you can enter your e-mail address and send a screen shot and either Send or Save.
Displays information about the version of QAD .NET UI that is running, the time the QAD .NET UI was started, and the total amount of physical memory the QAD .NET UI is using. (If N/A is displayed, the operating system is not giving the QAD .NET UI permission to access system information.)