Menu Commands

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Latest SysCAD Version: 03 May 2021 - SysCAD 9.3 Build 138.28537


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 Actions Commands
  • Save Project[math]^+[/math]
  • Save Version...
  • Save As...
  • Close Project

  • New Project Group...[math]^\Delta[/math]

  • New Project...
  • Open Project[math]^+[/math]...
  • Open Project(Alternate Configuration)...

  • Merge Project
  • Save Layout

  • Scenario
  • Print
  • Open Containing Folder[math]^+[/math]

Lists recent Projects


  • Exit
  • Project Configuration... [math]^\Delta[/math]
  • Project Settings...
  • Solver Setup

  • Conversions

  • Bulk Change Tag...
  • Quick View...

  • Quick Find...
  • Quick Find Next
  • Quick Find Prev
  • Find...
  • Manage Find Query List...
  • Explorer

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

  • Plant Model
  • Solver Settings
  • Controls

  • Evaluation Order
  • Edit User Database
  • Edit Default Database
  • Copy Species Data to Clipboard

  • View Properties
  • Properties Report
  • General Options
  • Reports
  • Command Scripts

  • Browse Historian Tags

  • Archive Options
  • OPC Server Options
  • DDE Options

  • Update Project Behaviour

  • License Information
  • 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
Graphics Commands Trend Commands License Commands[math]^\Delta[/math] Window Commands Help Commands Hot Jumps
  • New Graphics Window
  • Open Window (File)...
or Open Document...
  • Save/Rename As ...
  • Delete/Close Graphics Window
  • Group Operations...

  • Insert
  • Edit
  • Delete
  • Copy and Paste
  • Display
  • Animation
  • Symbol Management
  • Construct

  • 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...
  • License Location
  • License Authorisation
  • License Information

  • License Transfer

  • 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?

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  • About SysCAD

In Build 139 or later, subsequent clicks of the Recent Graphics Window RecentGraphics.png or Recent Trend Window RecentTrend.png buttons will scroll through the graphics/trend windows in order 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.