Component pop-up menu

You can open component pop-up menu by right-clicking the selected component (e.g. text, image, etc.). You can also open the pop-up menu of the current component with Ctrl+Alt+F10.

When the component pop-up menu is on the screen, you can press F1 to call up this page of help.

On components’ pop-up menus you will find a relevant subset of the following options allowing you to change properties of the component in question.

Editing mode - set the component in the editing mode.

Dragging mode - set the component in the dragging mode.

Presentation mode - set the component in the presentation mode.

Delete - delete the component upon confirmation.

Move to ClipBox - move the component to the ClipBox (blue trash-bin on the main window’s toolbar). See Using ClipBoxes.

Hyperlink - view or change the hyperlink connecting the component with a selected element. If you set a hyperlink different from zero, the student will be able to evoke the selected element by clicking the component. The easiest way to set a hyperlink is to chose Move to ClipBox option on the component pop-up menu, and then to drag the contents of the ClipBox on the element in question.

Answer - mark the component as answer (it will be hidden at question time during repetitions).

Display at ... - determine exactly when the component should be visible (e.g. only at answer time, only on first question, etc.).

Script - edit the script (only in script components).

Import file - import a new object file (e.g. bitmap file, sound file, video file, etc.).

Link registry member - link a new registry member (e.g. sound, image, video, etc.).

Link external file - links the component with a file that is not integrated with the knowledge system. This way you can, for example, link external AVI files from a multimedia encyclopedia; however, after removing the linked CD-ROM from the drive, the linked file will no longer be available in the knowledge system. To integrate files permanently, choose Import File

Edit file - edit the file associated with the component. The file will be edited with the default editing tool associated in Windows. E.g. PAINT for editing BMP files

Delete link - delete the registry link created with Link registry member

Delete file - delete the file associated with the component

Paste - paste the object from the clipboard

Copy - copy the object to the clipboard

Copy transcription - copy the phonetic transcription of the component to the clipboard

Play on click - determine which playable component should be played upon clicking the given component.

Show panel - determine if operation panel of sound or video components should be displayed.

Extract section - extract a section of a video file. Only the extracted section will be displayed to the student.

New font - define a new font.

Link registry font - link a new font from the font registry.

Stretch image - stretch bitmap image to fit the image component area.

Edit hit-area - makes it possible to edit polygons for HITTEST command and rectangles for DRAGMATCH command used in scripts

Center text - center the component’s text.

Case sensitive - make Spell-Pad component case sensitive

Keep in lexicon - keep texts associated with the text component in lexicon (if this option is unchecked, the words used in the component will not be stored in the lexicon)

Recorder - use the sound component as a sound recorder for pronunciation drills (only in sound components).

Border - determine the border of the component.

Frames - determine the number of frames skipped in single step on clicking the step button in video operation panel.

Color - change the color of the component.

Line thickness - change the line thickness in the line component.

Line style - change the line style in the line component.

Brush style - change the brush style in shape components.

Button text - change the text in execution buttons in script and binary components.

Non-test, Wrong, Correct - determine if the component takes part in multiple-choice test and if it makes up the correct or wrong answer

Select next component - moves the selection to the next component

Select previous component - moves the selection to the previous component