Editor Pane Toolbar

When an Editor pane is active, the toolbar appears as below.

Table 1: Tools Available on the Editor Pane Toolbar
Icon Command Description/Comment
Execute/Stop toggle Execute or stop cycling; see the “Toolbar” topic for more information.
New… Open a new data file in a new Editor pane.
Open… Call a dialog allowing the user to specify a data file to open.
Save… Save the active data file.
Close Close the active data file.
Undo Undo the previous operation.
Redo Perform the previous operation again.
Find… Open a Find dialog that allows the user to specify text to search for in the current file.
Find selection Find the next instance of the currently selected text.
Find again Search for the next instance of the text that was most recently specified in the Find dialog.
Replace… Open a Replace dialog that allows the user to specify a global replacement operation (i.e., find all instances of A and replace with B ).
Go to… Open a dialog that allows the user to specify a line number to move to in the current file.
Comment selection Comment the selected text (on a line-by-line basis, if more than one line is selected).
Uncomment selection Uncomment the selected text (on a line-by-line basis, if more than one line is selected).
Run Selection Execute the current selection only.
Editor Options… Open the Options dialog to the Editor page.
Local Options Pull-down menu to switch off/on the Local Options: Line Numbers, Code Folding, Indentation Guides, Syntax Highlighting, and Word Wrap. See the topic on Local Options for details.
Command help… Open Help to the definition of the command on the current line.
Show/Hide Control Panel Toggle Control Panel display; see the “Toolbar” topic.
Control Sets Pick control sets to display/hide; see the “Toolbar” topic.

The Right-Click Menu in the Editor Pane

The following commands are available in the pane on a pop-up context menu. The commands are enabled/disabled as appropriate to the current context (i.e., whether text is selected, whether there are commands stored on the undo/redo stack, etc.).

 Undo - Undo the previous operation. Redo - Perform (again) the most recently “undone” operation. Cut - Delete the selected text and place it on the clipboard. Copy - Copy the selected text to the clipboard. Paste - Insert the text on the clipboard to the current cursor location. Delete - Delete the selected text. Select All - Select all text in the pane. Find… - Open the Find dialog. Find Selection - Find the next instance of the currently selected text. Find Next - Find the next instance of the text that was input in the Find dialog. Replace… - Open the Replace dialog. Go to Line… - Open the Go To Line dialog; enter a number to go to that line. Go to Token… - Open the Go To Token dialog; enter a number to go to the token at that position in the current line. Block comment - Comment the selected text (on a line-by-line basis, if more than one line is selected). Block uncomment - Uncomment the selected text (on a line-by-line basis, if more than one line is selected). Help (F1) - Open the Help file to the definition of the command on the current line. Run Selection - Execute the current selection only. Execute - This command is the same as the “Execute/Stop” command toggle on the toolbar. Use it to start or stop executing all of the current file.