rner" class="whiteBG"> File Menu Action Description Set Working Directory... A dialog is presented to select a current working directory. Pedal periodically scans the working directory for macro files. If a macro file (file with a .mac extension) is found, and the macro is referenced in a second macro file, the text editor will create a hyperlink to the found macro. New Macro Create a new macro file for editing. Open Macro... A dialog is presented to open an existing macro file for editing. Close The current macro file is closed for editing. Close All All of the currently opened macro files are closed for editing. Save Any changes made to the current macro file are committed to disk. Save As... A dialog is presented to save the current macro file using a different file name. Exit Exits the Pedal Program. Edit Menu Action Description Undo Undo the last edit action. Redo Redo the last edit action. Delete Deletes the currently selected text. If no text is selected, delete the character after the insertion point. Cut Deletes the currently selected text and places it on the system clipboard. Copy Copies the currently selected text and places it on the system clipboard. Paste Inserts the current system clipboard text into the macro file at the current insertion point position. Increase Indent Increase the current indentation level. Decrease Indent Decrease the current indentation level. View Action Description Reset GUI Layout Restores the GUI layout to the factory default settings. Editor Zoom In Zoom in the text editor view. Effectively this increases the display font size across all text elements uniformly. Editor Zoom Out Zoom out the text editor view. Effectively this decreases the display font size across all text elements uniformly. Editor Zoom Original Restores the zoom level to base value. Effectively this restores the display font size to the individual text element values. Expand All Folded Sections If code folding is enabled, this action will expand all currently folded sections. Currently expanded sections are not affected. This command is useful for editing input files generated by ANSYS Workbench. Contract All Folded Sections If code folding is enabled, this action will contract all fold sections. Currently folded sections are not affected. This command is useful for editing input files generated by ANSYS Workbench. Tools Action Description Application Settings... Displays the application settings dialog. Configure ANSYS Integration... Displays the ANSYS configuration dialog. Help Action Description New Help Tab Creates a new HTML browser tab in the documentation notebook view. Home page Navigates to the current home page. For details on setting the home page, see the application settings dialog. Pedal Help... Display's the Pedal documentation. Register Pedal... Display's the Pedal Registration Dialog. Check for Updates... Loads the Pedal download web page in an external browser. From this page you can download the latest version of Pedal. Go To Pedal Website... Loads the Pedal home page in an external browser. About... Displays the About dialog. For registered copies of Pedal, the About dialog will display the registered serial number.

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PeDAL Help

Main Menu

The following table outlines the options available in the main menu and what each option does: