Grid View Menu

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Grid View Menu

The Grid View Menu is opened by clicking the icon just to the right of the Grid View selector. The icon is marked with a red box in the following picture:

 

GridViewMenuIcon

 

When opened, the menu displays options to control the grid view:

 

Add New View

Rename View

Save View As

Delete View

Append Items To View

Reset Displayed Props And Groups

Reset Displayed Beat Channels

Add New Sub-menu

Sort Item List

Condensed View

Show Tree Lines

Expand All

Collapse All

Beat Channel Row Count

Grid Configuration Sub-menu

 

GridViewMenu

 

 

Add New View

 

This menu item prompts for the name of a new grid view. It then opens the Insert Props And Groups Dialog so that you can select the items that will be in the grid view.

 

Rename View

 

This menu item allows you to enter a new name for the current grid view

 

Save View As

 

This menu item prompts for the name of a new grid view. It then copies the current grid view into the new one.

 

Delete View

 

This menu item displays a confirmation message, and then deletes the current grid view. You cannot delete the "Show All Items" grid view, as it is system-generated.

 

Append Items To View

 

This menu item opens the Insert Props And Groups Dialog, and then appends the selected items to the bottom of the current grid view. Does not apply to the "Show All Items" grid view.

 

Reset Displayed Props And Groups

 

This menu item opens the Insert Props And Groups Dialog, and then replaces the items in the current grid view with the ones selected in the dialog. Does not apply to the "Show All Items" grid view.

 

Reset Displayed Beat Channels

 

This menu item opens a dialog that allows you to select amongst the beat channels defined in the sequence. The newly selected beat channels replace any that are currently displayed in the grid.

 

Add New Sub-menu

 

This menu item opens a sub-menu that allows you to add a new a loop row, subsequence, beat channel, or RGB aggregate. "Add New" is also available on the main menu at Sequence > Add New.

 

Sort Item List

 

This menu item opens the sort dialog, allowing you to reorder the item list. It sorts the top level of the item list. For each category of item, click the radio button according to your desired sort priority. "1" means it sorts to the top; "6" means it sorts to the bottom. Items at the same sort priority will be intermixed and sorted together alphabetically.

 

The Sort Item List Dialog

The Sort Item List Dialog

 

Other ways of reordering the item list include:

Dragging an item and dropping it in its new position in the list.

Right-clicking on a channel name and selecting "Sort Channels" from the pop-up menu.

 

 

Condensed View

 

This menu item toggles the condensed mode on and off.

 

Show Tree Lines

 

This menu item toggles the display of tree lines in the item list.

 

Expand All

 

This menu item causes all children for every item in the item list to be displayed.

 

Collapse All

 

This menu item causes all children for every item in the item list to be hidden.

 

Beat Channel Row Count

 

This menu item opens a dialog that allows you to modify the maximum number of beat channels that are displayed. The default is 10.

 

Grid Configuration Sub-menu

 

The "Grid Configuration" sub-menu is the same as the one at Sequence > Grid Configuration. See that topic for more information.