Options

File > Options

Help > Tools > Options

 

 

Select the VisualStat File Menu vst_menu

and click Options

 

 

The Options dialog box enables you to configure VisualStat to your needs.  Use to change and save default settings for various operations.

 

 

General

Use this page of the Options dialog box to change default settings for the VisualStat environment

 

On startup
Use this page to specify what content is displayed by default when you open VisualStat.

Display Empty Environment: Displays an empty project when you start VisualStat

Show New Empty DataBook: Open an empty DataBook when you start VisualStat

Restore Last Loaded Project: Loads the last saved project in its previous state. Any files that were open in the project when it was last closed are opened and displayed when you start VisualStat. If no project is loaded when you exit the product, no project is loaded when you return.

 

MRU List
The Most-Recently Used (MRU) files list is a list maintained by VisualStat of all the files that you've recently edited.

Maximum number of files recorded: Lets you specify how many files VisualStat should record at the end of a session. You can set the value to any number between 0 and 128.

Number shown on menu: Lets you specify how many files are shown at the end of the Recent Documents list. You can set this value to a number between 0 and 32.

Clear MRU List: Lets you remove all the files that are recorded on the MRU list. It takes immediate effect.

 

VisualStat Updates
If you have an Internet connection, VisualStat can periodically check the web for updates.

Automatic Software Update Checking:  If an update is available you will get a notification popup. When this item is unchecked there is no attempt made to access the web. We strongly recommend that you keep this setting enabled. It is the primary way in which we inform you of update availability. VisualStat updates contain bug fixes as well as new features.

 

 

 

Spelling

Contains options for the spelling checker by VisualStat

 

AutoCorrect Options
Contains the options available for showing the spell checker dialog from VisualStat

 

Spell Options
Change how VisualStat corrects text as you type

Allow Capitalized Words:
Sets whether to ignore words with all capital letters. If checked, misspelled words in all capitals will not be marked misspelled

Allow Case Insensitive Suggestions:
Sets whether misspelled words are converted to all lower case before looking for suggestions.
If unchecked, could cause "hEelo" and "heElo" to have different suggestions.

Allow Mixed Case:
Sets whether to allow the mixing of cases within a word. If checked, “hELLo” will be correct. Otherwise it is marked misspelled

Allow Words With Digits:
Sets whether to ignore the spelling of words with digits in them. If checked, “hel123lo” will not be marked misspelled

Allow Xml:
Sets whether to allow XML/HTML tags in the text

Check Compound Words:
Sets whether to check for words that are combined (“helloworld” would be correct when this option is checked)

Check Hyphenated Text:
Sets whether to look for each part of a hyphenated word in the dictionary, or to look for the hyphenated word as a whole in the dictionary. If checked, “hello-world” would be spelled correctly, otherwise it would be incorrect

Separate Hyphen Words:
Sets whether to treat a word with a hyphen in it as two separate words when checking for errors. If checked, only the first word of “heelo-world” would be marked misspelled. Otherwise, the entire text is misspelled

Suggest Split Words:
Sets whether to look for connecting words in words with errors. If checked, “helloworld” would have “hello world” as one of its suggestions

Include User Dictionary In Suggestions:
Sets whether words from the user dictionary file should be included in the suggestion list

Consideration Range:
Sets the size factor for words to consider for suggestions. Increasing this value can have a large impact on performance

Split Word Threshold:
Sets the minimum size a word needs to be in a combined word to become a suggestion. If set to a value greater than 2, “myhouse” would not have “my house” as a suggestion

Suggestion Method:
Sets the value which tells the spell checker engine how to find suggestions

oHashing Suggestions: Suggestions will be determined by hashing the word

oPhonetic Suggestions: Suggestions will be determined phonetically

 

 

 

Language

 

Language
Use this option to manage regional and language options.

User Interface Language:
Select one of the installed input language to use when you start your application

Default Culture:
This option affects how VisualStat format numbers, currencies, dates and times

 

 

 

Advanced

Manage advanced options

 

Dialog Box
Use this option to control displaying of dialogs box

Maximum Group Variables:
Lets you specify how many grouping variables can be selected. You can set the value to any number between 0 and 128.

Maximum Unique Values:
Specify a number of unique values for numeric columns.

AutoComplete Column Name:
Check this option if you want VisualStat to automatically complete word while typing column name

Decimal Places:
Sets the number of decimal places

 

R Options
Use this option to manage R output

Print each expression after parsing, before evaluation:
If checked, each expression is printed after parsing, before evaluation
This correspond to the argument  "echo" of the command  R "source"

Maximal number of characters output for the deparse of a single expression:
Sets the length of a line in the report window after parsing R command
This correspond to the argument  "max.deparse.length" of the command  R "source"

String Missing Value:
A character vector of strings which are to be interpreted as NA values

 

Report

Show Report Header:
Check this option to display in the results window, a header containing the date, time and serial number.

Insert page break every:
Set the page length of a multivariate analysis report.

 

Command Window

Sets options for VisualStat command window

 

Chart Messages

Use this option to control chart message

Tracking the mouse move:
Use this option to display messages when the mouse moves over a graphic

Show cross mouse pointer:
Check this option to change mouse pointer icon

 

Data Conversion

Use this option to manage data conversion.

Pin formatted data:
Check this option to use formatted data when the user copies a column or row on the row header or the column header.

Use index when converting factors:
Check this option to use index of levels when when converting factor data

 

Statistic

Use this option to manage statistic options.

Numeric Format:
Sets the default format name for displaying floating point numbers

String Missing Value:
Sets the default missing value for strings

 

 

 

DataBook

Use to set general options for the DataBook

Edit Options
Use this option to manage general settings for your DataBook.

Display formatted data in the formula bar:
Check this option to display in the results window, a header containing the date, time and serial number

Auto add new column in the properties windows:
Add a new column when the user tries to advance from last column in the Properties Windows

Auto add new row in the properties windows:
Add a new row when the user tries to advance from last column in the Properties Windows

Allow user to increment the number of rows if needed:
Check this option to allow VisualStat to automatically add a new row when the user tries to advance from last row in DataSheet.

When enter key is pressed:
Choose one of the following actions when user press the enter key

oMoveToNextColumn: Moves the active cell to the right one column
This action moves the focus to the cell in the next column to the right in the same row in the sheet. The default key combination assigned to this action is the right arrow key or Ctrl+right arrow key combination.

oMoveToNextColumnWrap: Moves the active cell to the right one column.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the next column to the right in the same row in the sheet; when it reaches the end of the row, it "wraps" and goes to the first cell of the next row down. The default key combination assigned to this action is the Tab key.

oMoveToNextColumnVisual: Moves the active cell to the right one column.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the next column to the right by visual layout in the same row in the sheet. The default key combination assigned to this action is the right arrow key or Ctrl+right arrow key combination.

oMoveToNextColumnFirstRow: Moves the active cell to the first row of the next column.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the first row in the next column to the right in the sheet.

oMoveToNextRow: Moves the active cell down one row.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the same column in the next page of rows down in the sheet. The default key combination assigned to this action is the down arrow key.

oMoveToNextRowWrap: Moves the active cell down one row.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the same column in the next row down in the sheet; when it reaches the end of the row, it "wraps" and goes to the first cell of the next column to the right.

oMoveToNextRowFirstColumn: Moves the active cell to the first column of the next row.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the top leftmost column in the next page of rows down in the sheet.

oMoveToPreviousColumn: Moves the active cell to the left one column.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the previous column to the left in the same row in the sheet. The default key combination assigned to this action is the left arrow key or Ctrl+left arrow key combination.

oMoveToPreviousColumnWrap: Moves the active cell to the left one column.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the previous column to the left in the same row in the sheet; when it reaches the beginning of the row, it "wraps" and goes to the rightmost cell of the next row up. The default key combination assigned to this action is Shift+Tab.

oMoveToPreviousColumnVisual: Moves the active cell to the left one column.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the previous column to the left by visual layout in the same row in the sheet. The default key combination assigned to this action is the left arrow key or Ctrl+left arrow key combination.

oMoveToPreviousColumnFirstRow: Moves the active cell to the first row of the previous column.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the first row in the previous column to the left in the sheet.

oMoveToPreviousRow: Moves the active cell up one row.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the same column in the previous page of rows up in the sheet. The default key combination assigned to this action is the up arrow key.

oMoveToPreviousRowWrap: Moves the active cell up one row.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the previous row up in the same column in the sheet; when it reaches the top of the column, it "wraps" and goes to the bottom cell of the previous column to the left.

oMoveToPreviousRowFirstColumn: Moves the active cell to the first column of the previous row.
This action moves the focus to the cell in the top leftmost column in the previous page of rows up in the sheet.

oNone: Do nothing

 

Display

Show Horizontal Grid Lines:
Sets the horizontal grid line for the sheet

Show Vertical Grid Lines:
Sets the vertical  grid line for the sheet

Show Alternating Row:
Set up your sheet so that alternating rows have a different appearance

Show Row Selector:
Sets whether to display a row selector in the row header of the selected row for the sheet

 

 

 

Text Files

 

Import Settings

Sets default options for import text files

 

Export Settings

Sets default options for export text files

 

 

 

Sounds

Use to manage sounds associated with events

Program Events:
Lists the program events to which you can assign sounds. To assign a sound to a program event, click a program event under Events, and then click a sound under Sounds. If you do not see a sound in Sounds, you can click Browse to search for sound files on your computer.

Sounds:
Lists the available sound files that you can associate with program events. The sound files listed are typically those files stored in installdir\media. You can search for sound files in other folders by clicking Browse. Sound files for program events must be in Microsoft WAV format, a file format developed to store and replay sounds on a personal computer. Their names usually include .wav as an extension.

 

 

 

Events

With Event Viewer, you can monitor events recorded in the Application logs

 

Log Location

Log name: Displays the name and location of the log file

 

Log Maintenance

Maximum log size: Provides a space for you to enter the maximum log file size. Click the arrows to change the log file size. The default maximum size is 10K.

AutoFlush: The AutoFlush option on this tab specify what happens when this limit is reached
Check this box to indicate that the stream is flushed after every write; otherwise the log entries are buffered and written more efficiently. The default setting for this property is unchecked. The unchecked setting for the AutoFlush property provides the best performance for VisualStat, because it is more efficient to write multiple messages to the log file at one time

Logfile Schedule:
This indicates which date to include in the log-file names.

oNone: Do not include the date in the log file name.

oDaily: Include the current date in the log file name.

oWeekly: Include the first day of the current week in the log file name.

 

Commands History
Sets options for logging the commands history

 

Error List

Always show Error List if build finishes with errors:
Check this box if you want VisualStat to display the errors list when an error occurs.

Full Display debug messages in Error List:
Check this box if you want VisualStat to display a detailed list of errors

 

 

 

Resources

Contact VisualStat and find online resources for a full functioning of your software.

 

Getting Support

Check for Updates:
Manually checks the VisualStat web site and reports if there is a newer version of software available. Note that the General Settings page allows you to automatically check the web site for updates. Requires an internet connection.

Technical Support:
Click here to get online support for your product.

Online Purchasing:
VisualStat is free to try. But unless you purchase VisualStat it's features will expire after a time. For all purchase option please click here to see our web site.

VisualStat Home Page:
Visit VisualStat web site.

About VisualStat:
The About box displays product version and registration information.

 

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