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Inspector (Overview)

The project overview (inspector) gives you an overview of the elements contained in this project. The inspector is divided into the two tabs Overview and Media library. Using the toolbars in the sections Pages and Elements on this page page elements and standard elements can be edited, copied and deleted. 

1. Overview

If you move the mouse pointer over individual elements in the overview, they will be highlighted in the content view. You can further edit an element in its properties dialog by double-clicking on it in the overview or pressing the edit button on the toolbar. At the same time, the selected element in the content view is brought into focus and highlighted by the element marker. When creating an element or selecting it in the content view, it is highlighted in the overview. You can also use the mouse (drag and drop) to adjust the order of elements within a container in the overview.


1.1 Main node of the project



In the  pages 
section, the edit button of the project node is displayed next to the project name, which can contain several project pages as the top most instance. After pressing the Edit button the project node can be edited in its properties.


1.2
 Pages 

In the section Pages, the individual project pages of the project are displayed, which can also be edited by double-clicking or after selection by clicking the edit button in the page toolbar. After selecting a page, all elements of this page are listed in the below section Elements on this page in a tree view



In the section pages you will find the page toolbar, which offers the most important functions to edit pages:  

  1. The Copy button can be used to copy a selected page.
  2. The Paste button can be used to paste a copied page.
  3. The Delete button deletes a selected page. 
  4. Use the arrow buttons to move the selected page one position forward or backward.
  5. With these arrow buttons you can move the selected page to the start or the end.
  6. The Add button inserts new pages.
  7. Withthe Edit button the properties dialog of a selected page can be opened

1.3  Elements on this page


In the section 
Elements of this page you will find the Element toolbar, which offers the most important functions to edit elements

  1. The Copy button can be used to copy selected elements.
  2. The Paste button can be used to paste copied elements in a selected container.
  3. The Delete button deletes selected elements. 
  4. The arrow buttons can be used to move elements to the end or the beginning, or to move them to the lowest and uppermost level within containers.
  5. The arrow buttons can be used to move elements one position forward or backward, or to move elements one layer up or down within containers.
  6. With the Add button new standard elements and element templates can be placed in selected containers
  7. With the Edit button the properties dialog of a selected element can be opened.
  8. With the Select next/previous element buttons the next or previous element within a container can be selected.
  9. The Display time edit box can be used to define the display duration of elements within a sequence.

Please note:
With selecting multiple Elements the corresponding toolbar functions are applied to all selected elements.


1.4 Icons 



In addition, different icons in the overview are used to indicate whether the display conditions are activated on the existing elements:
  1. The first icon is displayed when the Screensaver option User is active is activated.
  2. The second icon is displayed when the Screensaver option Screensaver (user is idle) is activated
  3. The third icon is displayed when the option Monitor (primary monitor, secondary monitor) is activated.
  4. The fourth icon is displayed when the display condition Split screen (1, 2) is activated.
  5. The clock icon is displayed when a Schedule option is activated.
  6. The eye with strikethrough icon is displayed when the option Do not display (only visible in editor) is activated.


Furthermore, different icons in the overview are used to indicate whether the navigation function, the Pop-up feature or a Animation is activated on the existing elements:
  1. The first icon is displayed when the navigation function is activated.
  2. The second icon is displayed when the Pop-up option is activated
  3. The third icon is displayed when the Animation option is activated.
Please note:
With hovering over the different icons in the overview more detailed information on the settings are offered.


See also

Welcome
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Support
PROVISIO contact information
System requirements
Starting the SiteCaster Editor
Projects
Creating a new project
Project page (Content view, Inspector)
Menu bar and toolbar
Inspector (Media library)
Adding, selecting and editing elements
Adjusting the size of elements
Positioning elements
Copy
Page templates
Element templates
Standard elements
View
Settings
Preview
Publishing
User settings
User rights
SiteCaster and SiteRemote
App-Update
Key combinations
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