Always accessible – the Menu bar
Calamus uses two types of operating elements: Icons access
most of the functions for creating and editing documents, while
menus are used for global functions such as loading, saving,
printing and other mostly
housekeeping tasks. This chapter
deals with the menus, which are accessible from the Menu bar.
Several Calamus functions do not belong to any specific module,
but must be available all the time. These are primarily the functions
in the Top row. However, since there is not enough space there for all
global functions, some of them had to be put in the dropdown menus.
Move the pointer over the word
Help at the top of the screen and a list of
menu) will drop down. You may click on any of the
functions to activate them, or click outside the menu to make it
disappear. Since menu functions require two separate mouse movements
(select the menu, then select the function), they are only used for
functions which are not frequently required.