by Dale Wheat

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A Tour of the User Interface

The basic framework of the main user interface remains the same from previous versions, as shown earlier in Figure 5-2. A single editor window dominates the screen, with traditional menu items at the very top and a toolbar of icons directly underneath. A status area is presented at the bottom of the screen.

The main updates from previous versions are partly aesthetic and partly functional. The color scheme has been tweaked a bit, and the icons have evolved from their original pixilated line drawings into more visually identifiable symbols.

The toolbar no longer responds to the Shift modifier of previous versions, which offered the verbose output option for the compile and upload processes and the “…in a new window” ...

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