Menu Commands

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Latest SysCAD Version: 21 September 2021 - SysCAD 9.3 Build 139.29552


The main SysCAD menus are shown in the following tables (License Group and commands marked [math]^\Delta[/math] are only visible prior to loading of a project; commands marked [math]^*[/math] are dynamic only commands; Graphics/Trend group visibility depends on current active window; commands marked [math]^+[/math] are available in Build 138 or later; commands marked are available in Build 139 or later):

Project Commands Edit Commands View Commands Species Commands Tools Commands
  • Save Project[math]^+[/math]
  • Save Version...
  • Save As...
  • Close Project





Lists recent Projects


  • Exit

  • Conversions



  • Project Description [math]^+[/math]
  • Project
  • Messages
  • Conversions

  • Plant Model
  • Solver Settings
  • Controls

  • Evaluation Order


  • Browse Historian Tags

  • Archive Options
  • OPC Server Options
  • DDE Options

  • Update Project Behaviour

Actions Commands License Commands[math]^\Delta[/math] Window Commands Help Commands Hot Jumps
  • Run
  • Stop
  • Idle

  • Step
  • MultiStep = n
  • Set MultiStep
  • Run to Steady State
  • Solve Flows

  • Group Operations...
  • Reset
  • Reset Actions [math]^*[/math]
  • Remove Qualities
  • Contents to Presets [math]^*[/math]
  • Set Time to Zero


  • Network Users

  • Kill Current License
  • Reset Service
  • New Window (File)...
or New Document...
  • Open Window (File)...
or Open Document...
  • Print

  • Cascade
  • Tile
  • Arrange Icons

  • Select Window...
  • Select Access1 Window
  • Select Access2 Window
  • Select Recent Graphics
  • Arrange Windows...

  • Centre on Display
  • Online Help
  • User Guide
  • Models
  • PGM Language
  • Example Projects [math]^+[/math]
  • What's New?
  • Email Support

  • www.syscad.net
  • About SysCAD
The visibility of the following menu commands are dependent on the current active window document type. For example, if the current active window is Graphics, then the Graphics Commands will be visible.
Graphics Commands Trend Commands Control Commands[math]^+[/math] TagList Commands
  • New Graphics Window
  • Open Window (File)...
or Open Document...


  • Redraw
  • Zoom All[math]^+[/math]
  • Zoom

  • Toggle Grid Display
  • Colour Scheme
  • Bulk Change Tag...
  • Options...
  • New Trend Window
  • Open Window (File)...
or Open Document...
  • Save/Rename As ...
  • Delete/Close Trend Window

  • Set...
  • Scroll
  • Zoom

  • Fit All

  • Reconnect
  • Reconnect All
  • Record
  • Record All

  • Options...
  • Query...
  • New Control Window
  • Open Window (File)...
or Open Document...
  • Save/Rename As ...
  • Delete/Close Trend Window

  • Set...
  • Scroll
  • Zoom

  • Fit All

  • Reconnect
  • Reconnect All
  • Record
  • Record All

  • Options...
  • Query...
  • New TagList Window
  • Open Document...
  • Save/Rename As ...
  • Delete/Close TagList Window

  • Refresh Values
  • Reconnect All Tags

  • Options...

In Build 139 or later, subsequent clicks of the RecentGraphics.png, RecentTrend.png or RecentTagList.png buttons will scroll through the graphics/trend/taglist windows in the order shown in the Explorer Window, which is usually sorted by name. Holding down Alt will scroll through them in reverse order.

Short-cut keys and toolbars:

Background Short Cut Options

When right clicking on the SysCAD background, (the grey areas outside of windows) the following menu options are available.

BackgroundShortCut138.png
  • New Graphics Window: Creates a New Graphic Window.
  • New Trend Window: Creates a New Trend Window.
  • Save Project : Saves the project by saving all project files.
  • Save Project Layout : Saves the project layout by updating the project file Options.WindowArrangement.ini.



  • Reset: Resets the project by clearing the various parameters.
  • Run: Starts SysCAD Simulation.
  • Idle: Pauses SysCAD Simulation.

  • Exit SysCAD: Exits SysCAD.