Setting Options

Select the options in the Options menu to perform the following actions:

Changing the Work Area

In the standard view, the work area is partitioned into three sub-areas: the display area, the node area and the navigation area.

To change the partitioning of the work area, proceed as follows:

·        Choose Options  ® Change partitioning.

·        The current window is replaced by a window in which only the option Color assignment is available in the Options menu.  The work area of the window contains the schematic of the current work area partitioning and a number of alternative partitionings on the left.

Select another partitioning and/or other color settings.

Re-ordering Sub-Areas in the Work Area

To change the order of the windows in the work area, proceed as follows:

·        Choose Options  ® Change ordering.

·        The current window is replaced by a window in which only the option Color assignment is available in the Options menu.  The work area of the window contains templates with alternative sub-area positions.  The current template is highlighted.

Select another template for the work area and/or other color settings.

Positioning the Toolbox

The toolbox is located on top of or to the left of the display area.  It contains the most important edit functions. You can place the toolbox in either position, or you can hide it.

Choose one of the following options under Options  ® Toolbox:

·         Vertical toolbox

·         Horizontal toolbox

·         No toolbox

Changing Node Selection Marks

You can change the selection marks for the nodes.

Choose one of the following options under Options  ® Mark nodes:

·         Surrounded

·         Inverted

·         With pickmarks

Changing Link Selection Marks

You can change the selection marks for link labels.

Choose one of the following options under Options ® Mark links:

·         Surrounded

·         Inverted

·         With pickmarks

·         With color

Changing Color Assignments

You can change the color settings in the three sub-areas of the work area.

Choose Options  ® Color assignment.  A popup window appears.  It contains a list of objects and a color selection menu.  Choose the desired colors.

Saving Current Settings

Note: This setting is not available in all applications.

To save your current settings, choose Options  ® Save Current Settings. 

Next time you invoke SAP Network Graphics, the application window will appear with your last saved settings.