Layout of the User Interface

The user interface of Linx Designer includes various menus and panels. When opening the Linx application a screen similar to the screen below is displayed.

layoutoflinxdesigner.

Refer to the sections on each of the interface components for more details:

Menu bar | Toolbar | Main canvas | Plugins | Solution Explorer | Properties | Output | Validations | Search Results | Debug Output | Debug Values


Note regarding panels:

  • The designer panel layout can be customised and panels can be moved around at will.

  • Each panel contains the following features, accessed by clicking on the respective icons that are positioned in the top-right corner of the panel:

    • Float Window – To open the panel in its own window which could be maximized for ease of use.
    • Dock Window – To dock an open or floating panel window to its original position.
    • Auto Hide – To “auto hide” a panel so that only a tab name will display. Click on the tab name to have the panel contents displayed. Click on the Auto Hide icon to revert back to the default panel display.
    • Hide – To hide or “close” a panel. (To have the panel displayed again in its default position, go to Windows on the top menu bar and select the checkbox of the relevant panel.)