Help - Tool bar
The tool bar provides fast access to the major functions of TreeGraph 2. Alternatively many functions can also be accessed the context menu or a keyboard shortcut. The main menu allows access to all functions.
|This article describes this feature for the latest version of TreeGraph 2. For older versions the following articles are available:|
Tool bar (until 2.0.23)
File functions are related to opening and saving of tree and graphic files.
|New||Creates a new (unsaved) tree document and opens it in the editor.|
|Open||Displays a dialog to open a tree file. This option can either be used to open a TreeGraph 2-document (*.xtg) or to import a document in another tree format (e.g. Nexus). (See Open files for details.)|
|Save||Saves the tree file which is currently focused. If this file has just been created you will be asked to specify a file name (same as Save as..).|
|Show PDF||Exports the document with the default resolution to a PDF-file in a temporary directory and opens it with the systems default editor. This function can be used to quicklly print a document from the PDF-viewer. (You can alternatively use the Exporting trees as graphics-function.) This option was not available before version 2.0.24.|
Select functions are functions to manipulate the selection in one or more currently opened trees.
|Synchronize tree selection||Synchronizes the node selection in all currently opened trees. (See Synchronizing tree selections for details.) This feature was not available before 2.5.0.|
|Undo||Restores the state the document had before the last operation (e.g. the change of a format or the deletion of a document element) was executed on it.|
|Redo||Restores the state the document had before the last undo operation was performed (only possible if the last operation was Undo).|
|Copy||Copies the currently selected element to the clipboard. (See Copying/cutting document elements for details.)|
|Cut||Copies the currently selected element to the clipboard and removes it from the document. (See Copying/cutting document elements for details.)|
|Paste||Inserts the content of the clipboard at the selected position. (See Copying/cutting document elements for details.)|
|Delete||Removes the currently selected elements including their subtrees. (See Copying/cutting document elements for details. Use Collapse node if you want to remove a node without deleting its subtree.)|
|Move subtree up||Moves the currently selected node (including its subtree) upwards. (See Moving nodes for details.)|
|Move subtree down||Moves the currently selected node (including its subtree) downwards. (See Moving nodes for details.)|
This buttons provide direct access to the document formats.
|Document formats||Displays a dialog to change the document formats (e.g. leaf margin).|
|Show rooted||Shows or hides the root branch. (This button is a short cut for the Show rooted-option in the Document formats-dialog.|
|Show scale bar||Shows or hides the scale bar. (This button is a short cut for the Show scale bar-option in the Document formats-dialog.|
Options contained here allow you to change the view on the tree document.
|Zoom to original size||Displays the tree in original size. (See Zoom for details.)|
|Fit zoom to width and height||The zoom is changed in a way that the document fits to the current size of the window. (See Zoom for details.)|
|Fit zoom to width||The zoom is changed in a way that the tree width is equal to the current width of the window. (See Zoom for details.)|
|Rectangular cladogram||Changes the view mode to Rectangular cladogram (See View modes for details.)|
|Phylogram/Chronogram||Changes the view mode to Phylogram/Chronogram (See View modes for details.)|
Allows you to directly navigate through the currently opened documents. (The window menu also contains a complete list of all opened documents.)
|Previous document||Brings the window which displays the previous document to the front.|
|Next document||Brings the window which displays the next document to the front.|
|Contents||Takes you to the Main Page of this help system.|