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Exit is done
Options-Menu to change and save the settings you
The Toolbar includes the following icons:
To use TuxCards more easily, I advice everyone to use the Context-Menu.
Just click the right mouse button over an entry within the tree-structure and
you are prompted to whether
||Clear whole Tree || removes all entries from the tree
||Open a new File || opens another data file
||Save Data to File || saves all data to a specified file. If
Autosave is turned on (via the options menu) then you don't have to
||Add Entry || this adds a new entry as child to the selected one.
A dialog will appear and ask for a name and an icon if you like.
||Change Proberties || a dialog is opened and lets you change the
proberties (i.e. the name and the icon) from the selected entry.
||Remove active Entry || deletes the currently selected entry and
all children of that one. (Don't worry, you will be asked if you really
want to delete anything.)
||Search || lets you search for words throughout all entries, or just
selected once. Note: The words within the tree are currently not searched.
||What is || click this button to get to know more about all the other
add an Entry,
proberties of an entry, or to
Moving entries within the tree is done via drag & drop. Just press the
left mouse button on an item within the tree and drag it to whereever you
like. Release the button to drop and insert your data at the destination
This way, it is also possible to copy an entry from one TuxCards application
into a completely different one; just by drag & drop.
Note: Whenever you move an entry, all child entries are moved as well.
Changing Color and Text of the ColorBar. The ColorBar is the colored
area to the left of the tree. The colors and the Text of it may be changed.
For this, go to the
Note: The width of the ColorBar is calculated from the width of the text
inserted. So, if you think your bar is to small just add a few spaces to
the text and see what happens.
Also, if you don't like to have a bar, erase both textfields in the
Since Version 0.7, the CactusBar is added. As user you have the option to
use the ColorBar as before or to switch to the CactusBar. This is done via the
History about Cactusbar
One of my best friends,
had written a java-program to let grow random cactuses on the screen. I suggested
to let them grow in a colorbar, a own widget that both of us have implemented.
Thus, the cactusbar was invented. Since it
was a java-programm, I began to port it to C++/Qt and included it in TuxCards with
best regards from Markus Gebhard.
The preferences are set to save your data every 15 minutes. You may
change this if you like.
At every start, TuxCards will automatically load your last datas.
The tree-structure (on the left side) is also reproduced as it was found at
your last saving.
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