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Recently visited Files & File Types

Recently visited Files File Types

Your recently opened files and folders of the types recognised by Tune Smithy

File type opts...

Options such as number of entries, && whether to go always to the same folder

Open...

Open any type of file recognised by Tune Smithy...

This will normally show the shorter list of file types recognised by Tune Smithy, and will go to the preset file type for the current task.

If you open another type of file then a new menu entry is added here to open the preset file type.

To see a list of recently opened files of any type, or a list of all files of that type in a folder, go to File | Recent Files.

You will also find a listing of all your recently opened folders there as well.

If you want to show the longer list of file types, go to File | Recent Files and unselect "Short list of types". The longer list is also automatically shown if the type of file you opened last isn't in the short list.

To change the preset file type, go to File | Recent Files Options..

Set to Open file

Maximum number of recent files entries for floating menus...

This is for the recent files lists you get when you click on the button to the right of the drop lists of fractal tunes, scales etc in the main window - or right click on the Open and Save As buttons or on drop lists of files.

Drive C | my progs downloaded | Tune Smithy 3 - new feb | beautiful_13_limit_harmonic_series_melody.ts

The current folder for save and open

Less <<

Shows this window with either less space, less options, or alternative layout

Help = F1

Click for help for this window. Or F1. Other opts: Shift , Alt, Ctrl + click...

F1 or click shows the help for the current window in your web browser.

Some windows may have no help yet in which case the help icon is shown crossed out with a red line.

Shift + F1 or Shift + Click brings up the tool tips extra help window (this window) to show any extra help for a tool tip.

You can tell if a tool tip has extra help if it ends ... like this one.

Ctrl + F1 or Ctrl + click takes you to the list of keyboard shortcuts for Tune Smithy.

Alt + F1 or Alt + click (alternatively Caps lock physically held down + F1 or Click) takes you to the on-line page at the robertinventor.com web site about the current main window task - which gives a short introduction to it for newbies to the program. If there is no on-line page specific to a task, takes you to the main tune smithy page on the web site.

Since the help for Tune Smithy is currently a bit out of date and needs to be redone completely for the new 3.0 release, then you may find the on-line page for some of the newer tasks particularly useful.

Organise Windows = F2

Reset, or Save settings for this window. RIGHT CLICK for all windows menu...

Shows the Organise windows window - which you can use to reset all the parameters for the current window.

You can also use it to save the settings for just this window, or open previously saved parameters for just this window.

Also has a drop list of all the windows and their shortcuts, and related options - some to do with the menu listing, and some to do with window resizing and minimising.

Other Dialog Star

Tip of the day - For All category - right click for neighbouring windows...

Left click for a tip of the day in this category.

Right click to see a menu of neighbouring windows.

The neighbours are the ones you most often move to after this one or within a minute of this one, arranged by popularity.

So as you continue to use FTS, it will learn your habits, and the neighbouring windows listed here, should be the ones you most often visit after this one.

Neighbours, and Previous - Up - Next

Recently visited Files & File Types - Options (Ctrl + 194)

N.B. This list of neighbours may change when these pages are updated.

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