|My-T-Soft® TS: for Windows; Indestructible Keyboards and Indispensable Utilities; Version 1.79; User's Guide|
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Clicking on Size will open a pop-up menu. You may select Size Up or Size Down to go up or go down a single size. Here you can select any of the 12 smaller sizes of My-T-Soft TS. The current size is indicated with a check-mark.
When larger than Size 12, you may only Size Up or Size Down.
The Screen-Edge Scroll option will have a check mark when Enabled. When Enabled and a portion of the My-T-Soft TS window is off-screen, My-T-Soft TS will scroll back on-screen when the cursor (pointer) is held at the extreme edge of the screen. This feature may be useful for larger sizes. NOTE: Certain pointing devices may not react desirably when this feature is Enabled - select the Screen-Edge Scroll to clear the check mark and Disable this feature.
Minimize to Icon
Minimize to Button
The check-mark indicates the way My-T-Soft TS will be minimized, when you click on the Minimize Button. Select which way My-T-Soft TS will look when minimized. Note that the Icon on Taskbar can only be selected via My-T-Soft TS Setup. If currently at Button and Minimize to Icon is selected, the Icon option will be used. By clicking on either selection, My-T-Soft TS will be minimized immediately.
My-T-Soft TS Quick Help
Clicking on My-T-Soft TS Quick Help will open and close the Quick Help panel. The check-mark will indicate its current status.
My-T-Soft TS Help!
Clicking on My-T-Soft TS Help will open My-T-Soft TS Help (information in this guide).
My-T-Soft TS Tutorial
Clicking on My-T-Soft TS Tutorial will begin the My-T-Soft TS Tutorial.
My-T-Soft TS Setup
Clicking on My-T-Soft TS Setup will open My-T-Soft TS Setup Window.
Note: Saving BOTH the Settings and Position is required for returning to the current layout when closing & restarting My-T-Soft TS. Refer to the Developer's Kit notes for other configuration options, saving, restoring, etc. Settings refers to the current panels shown, and the current size (the current, visible layout). Clicking on Current Settings will open a pop-up menu. Here you can select Save Current Settings, or Restore Settings.
Save Current Settings: This will save My-T-Soft TS as it appears. My-T-Soft TS will always open with this saved configuration.
Restore Settings: If you have changed My-T-Soft TS and want to return to the saved configuration, select Restore Settings.
Panels: Clicking on Panels will open a pop-up menu. This allows you to open and close individual panels. When the panel is already opened, a check mark will be next to the Panel. If the panel is opened, and you select the panel from the menu, it will close the panel. If you select a closed panel from the menu, it will open the panel. From this menu, you may not close a panel if there is only one panel opened.
Clicking on Position will open a pop-up menu. Here you can select Save Position, or Restore Position.
Save Position: This will save My-T-Soft TS's current screen position.
Restore Position: If you have moved My-T-Soft TS and want to return to the saved position, select Restore Position.
Set Position: Clicking on Set Position will open a pop-up menu. From this menu you may select a screen position for My-T-Soft TS from the options available.
Clicking on Close will close My-T-Soft TS.
Selecting Advanced Features will open a pop-up menu. Here you can access some special features.
Clicking on Transparency... will open a Transparency control window, allowing you to Enable or Disable this feature. When Enabled, you can set the current Transparency level by sliding the control - to the left is more transparent, to the right is less transparent (or opaque). The current Transparency level is used if My-T-Soft TS is closed and then re-opened.
Transparency Notes: When Transparency is Enabled, the window interface to Windows changes (Layered Windows), and the following are known issues:
The Magnifier panel can now magnify images under the My-T-Soft TS window itself, providing a more intuitive operation.
When operating with CrossScanner, CrossScanner's IconWindow will be displayed below My-T-Soft TS. It is strongly recommended that Transparency not be enabled if using CrossScanner.
Manual Tool Bar Control
Clicking on Manual Tool Bar Control will Enable or Disable this capability - when checked, you can click 3 times on a blank (non-key) area or border, and toggle the Tool bar Panel - if open, it will close, and if closed it will open. For further info, see notes in My-T-Soft TS Setup | Panels.
Tablet PC Input Panel
Note: Windows XP Tablet PC Versions Only - this interface is not available in Windows Vista / 7.
When operating on the Tablet PC, My-T-Soft TS can replace the Tablet PC Input Panel. Clicking on Tablet PC Input Panel will Enable or Disable this capability. When enabled, clicking on the "Tablet PC Input Panel" on the task bar will toggle the visibility of My-T-Soft TS. When enabled, the My-T-Soft TS Tablet PC Interface will be running, and will be in the StartUp group.
Note: You must be an Administrator to fully disable the My-T-Soft TS Tablet PC Interface (or have sufficient rights to remove the All Users | StartUp group shortcut). When Enabled, Exit or Close from the Menu will only hide My-T-Soft TS and My-T-Soft TS will not exit with the Developer's Kit CloseMTS. To fully close My-T-Soft TS, first disable the Tablet PC Input Panel option on the Advanced Features Menu, then select Close from the My-T-Soft TS menu. For additional information, refer to the PanelWatch in Advanced User Notes.
Clicking on the Touch Panel menu option will Enable or Disable the Touch Panel. The Touch Panel allows options to toggle touch modes (Multi-Touch / Gestures / Flicks), change themes, and control the visibility of My-T-Soft TS.
Clicking on the Change Theme menu option triggers a theme change event, which will update the current theme to the next available theme (based on the ThemeList).