FILE tab, 2D view

FILE tab, 2D view

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This in fact is not a real tab. It is the backstage button.

Click it to open.

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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

Print the layout or change print settings.

Export as

Export the layout in various formats.

Help

Help, updates, and registration.

Options

Program options.

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.

 

Info

Click Info to find these options.

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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.

Print

Click Print to find these options.

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Print

Print the plan at the current scale.

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 arrow on the Export As button to find these options.

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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.

Help

 

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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.

Options

This button opens a new window where you can set additional options.

General options

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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.

Libraries        

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Select the scales for which you want to use the track and object libraries.

Colors

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Set the default colors for the various types of items. The slider is to change the transparency.

User objects

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Move...

Move your user objects to another folder.

Change...

Set a new folder for your user objects.

Languages

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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.

Page url: https://www.anyrail.com/help_en/index.html?filetab.htm