|My-T-Soft®: for Windows; Indestructible Keyboards and Indispensable Utilites; Version 1.78 Release 4; 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. 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 window is off-screen, My-T-Soft 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 will be minimized, when you click on the Minimize Button. Select which way My-T-Soft will look when minimized. Note that the Icon on Taskbar can only be selected via My-T-Soft 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 will be minimized immediately.
My-T-Soft Quick Help
Clicking on My-T-Soft Quick Help will open and close the Quick Help panel. The check-mark will indicate its current status.
Clicking on My-T-Soft Help will open My-T-Soft Help (information in this guide).
Clicking on My-T-Soft Tutorial will begin the My-T-Soft Tutorial.
Clicking on My-T-Soft Setup will open My-T-Soft Setup Window.
Note: Saving BOTH the Settings and Position is required for returning to the current layout when closing & restarting My-T-Soft. 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 as it appears. My-T-Soft will always open with this saved configuration.
Restore Settings: If you have changed My-T-Soft 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's current screen position.
Restore Position: If you have moved My-T-Soft 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 from the options available.
Clicking on Close will close My-T-Soft.
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 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 window itself, providing a more intuitive operation.
When operating with CrossScanner, CrossScanner's IconWindow will be displayed below My-T-Soft. 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 Setup | Panels.
Tablet PC Input Panel
Note: Windows XP Tablet PC Versions Only - this interface is not available in Windows Vista.
When operating on the Tablet PC, My-T-Soft 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. When enabled, the My-T-Soft 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 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 and My-T-Soft will not exit with the Developer's Kit CloseMTS. To fully close My-T-Soft, first disable the Tablet PC Input Panel option on the Advanced Features Menu, then select Close from the My-T-Soft menu. For additional information, refer to the PanelWatch in Advanced User Notes.