General Options

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Navigation: User Guide -> Menu Commands ->Tools Command Summary -> General Options

Related Links: ETip: Graphics Window Drawing Grids

Command Button GeneralOptionButton.png
Command Path Tools - General Options
Short Cut Key Ctrl+A

The General dialog box is shown above. Each Tab in this dialog box will be explained separately. Please follow the appropriate link for more information. A quick list of options for each tab are list below:

General More | Access Find Toolbars Project Graphics Drawing Colours Mouse Trends
Options Include:
  • Text Editor Location
  • Reaction Editor Location
  • Explorer Window Load Option
  • Other General Selections
Options Include:
  • Editing Options
  • Help Database Options
Options Include:
  • Visible Fields for Find Results
  • Filter Options
  • Copy results to clipboard options
  • Customise look and feel of the Find dialog box
Used to:
  • Switch on/off toolbars
  • Customise Toolbar Buttons
Options Include:
  • Tag Change options
  • Database save options
  • Statistic Filename
Options Include:
  • Graphics Window Sizing Options
  • Graphics Page Title Selection
  • Frame Margin
  • Drawing Grids options
Options Include:
  • Unit/Link Tag Display options
  • Default Insert Link Graphics options
  • Link Arrow Style
  • Link Break options
  • Text Size
Options Include:
  • Background Colour Scheme
  • Unit/Link Status Colour Selection
Options Include:
  • Mouse click Action customisation
  • Mouse Wheel Speed and options
General Trend Options
  • Trend Window Sizing options
  • Historian Record default options in Trend


  1. In SysCAD 9.3 Build 137, the More Tab page has been renamed Access.
  2. In SysCAD 9.3 Build 138, the Trends Tab has been moved to the end.