This in fact is not a real tab. It is the backstage button.
Click it to open.
|New||Start a new layout|
|Save||Save the layout|
|Save As||Save the layout by a new name|
|Open||Open an existing layout from disk|
|3D View||Switch to a 3D view|
|Info||Info on your current design|
|Recent designs||The files you have opened most recently|
|Print the layout or change print settings|
|Export as||Export the layout in various formats|
|Help||Help, updates, and registration|
|Exit||Quit the program|
|Languages||Change to another language|
|Register||Register the software with your license key. Only available when you’ve not already registered|
Click Info to find these options.
|List of materials||The list of all elements used in your track plan|
|List of sections||The list of sections you defined for your track plan|
|List of labels||The list of labels you gave to items, such as turnouts|
Recent designs #
Click Recent designs to see the files you recently used.
Click Print to find these options.
|Print the plan|
|Copies||The number of copies to print|
|Portrait/Landscape||The paper orientation|
|Suppress empty pages||Do not print pages with nothing on it|
|Selection||Print only what is selected in the plan|
|Print scale||Set the print scale in various ways|
|Print alignment markers||Print markers on the page corners to make it easier to align them|
|Print date/time and name||Print this info on each page|
|Print Setup||Setup printer, paper size, etc.|
Export as #
Click the Export As button to find these options.
|Picture||Create a picture of your plan|
|3D File||Create a 3D file that can be imported in most 3D viewers|
|Trainplayer export file||Create a file that can be interpreted by Trainplayer. Trainplayer is a program to simulate running trains that can be found here: Trainplayer|
|JMRI Layout file||Creates a file that can be opened in JMRI PanelPro. More info is here: JMRI|
Click the Help button to find these options.
|Help||Open this documentation|
|AnyRail Website||Go to the AnyRail website|
|Options||Open the options dialog|
|Autosave folder||Open the folder with the automatically saved files. Use this function in case AnyRail stopped or was stopped in an unexpected way, and you want to recover the layout you were working on|
|Check for updates||Contact the AnyRail server and see if there are any updates|
|Update options||Set the automatic update function|
|Register||Register the software with a license key|
This button opens a new window where you can set additional options.
General options #
|Small track icons||Check to make the track libraries smaller. This is useful for preserving screen estate|
|Short tooltips||Check to display concise tooltips when hovering library items|
|Center work area||Uncheck to draw the work area in the left upper corner of the screen. Check to center the work area|
|Border width||The border width when not having a centered work area|
|Show splash screen||Show the logo while starting the program|
Select the scales for which you want to use the track and object libraries.
Set the default colors for the various types of items. The slider is to change the transparency.
User objects #
|Move…||Move your user objects to another folder|
|Change…||Set a new folder for your user objects|
WARNING: Only change values here when you know what you’re doing. You may lose access to your user objects.
Select your preferred language from the drop down box.
Set the folder with additional language files if they are not in the default location. For normal operation, this is never necessary.