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The "View" settings
The 'View' settings

You can access this dialog by choosing the "Tools | Options..." menu The main menu or simply menu is a horizontal bar with clickable commands anchored to the top of the main window of Atlantis:

Main menu
command or clicking the Change settings Button image button of the Help toolbar The 'Help' toolbar .

Display space characters as dots when the "View | Special Symbols" mode is on

When this option is on, and the View | Special Symbols mode is on, space characters display onscreen in the document window as dots:

Space dots

Field shading

Fields can be displayed onscreen with or without shading. Here is how a shaded field looks:

Field shading

You can choose one of three possible options:

  • Never - fields always look like ordinary text (i.e. without shading).
  • When the "Special Symbols" mode is on - Atlantis displays fields with shading only when the View | Special Symbols mode is on.
  • Always - fields are always shaded.

Show paragraph formatting marks ("Keep with next", "Keep lines together", "Page break before", and "Suppress line numbers")

When this option is on, and the View | Special Symbols mode is on, Atlantis displays small rectangular marks to the left of paragraphs that have one of the following attributes enabled within their paragraph format:

Paragraph formatting marks
Paragraph attributes enabling paragraph formatting marks

Show placeholders instead of pictures for faster display

When this option is on, Atlantis displays an empty box (a placeholder) in place of each graphic in your document:

Picture placeholders

Checking this option increases the speed at which you can scroll through and display a document that contains many graphics.

Default view mode for formatted/plain documents

Choose the preferred view mode for formatted or plain text documents.

Centered Draft view

When this option is on, the document contents display centered in the document window under the Draft view mode:

Centered Draft view

Otherwise, the document contents are displayed left-aligned:

Left-aligned Draft view

Centered Print Layout view

When this option is on, document pages display centered in the document window under the Print Layout view mode:

Centered Print Layout view

Otherwise, they display left-aligned:

Left-aligned Print Layout view

One column of pages under the Print Layout view

When this option is on, only one column of pages always display in the document window under the Print Layout view mode:

One page column

Otherwise, if the available space in the document window allows, multiple columns of pages may display:

Multiple page columns

Hide space between pages under the Print Layout view

When this is option is off, document pages display in the document window under the Print Layout view mode with their normal size, and the blank space at the top and bottom of pages is preserved:

Show space between pages

When this is option is on, the blank space between pages gets suppressed for the onscreen display only:

Hide space between pages

Dim inactive headers/footers

When this option is on, and the cursor is within the document main text, and the "View | Header & Footer" mode is correspondingly off, headers and footers display onscreen grayed out:

Dimmed header

When this option is off, headers and footers always display with normal colors:

Non-dimmed header

Heavier page margin borders

This option toggles between lighter and heavier page margin borders displayed when the "View | Page Margin Borders" menu command is checked:

Page margin borders

Default Zoom...

Click this button to specify the default zoom that Atlantis would automatically use for any document you create or open.

Show title page on its own under the "Two pages" zoom

When this option is on, the document's first page (the title page) always displays on its own under the "Two pages" zoom:

Title page under the 'Two pages' zoom

Otherwise, the title page and the page that follows it display next to each other on the same row of pages:

No title page under the 'Two pages' zoom

Navigation tool in the vertical scrollbar of document window

Check this option to enable the Navigation tool in the vertical scrollbar of the document window.

Hide Document Bar for single document

When this option is on, and there is only one document opened in Atlantis, the Document Bar does not get displayed.

When the "Full Screen" mode is on, hide

Specify which components of the Atlantis GUI should be hidden under the Full Screen mode.

"Save to File..." and "Load from File..."

Click the Save to File... button to save all the current Atlantis settings to an external INI file. To load the saved settings from such an INI file, click the Load from File... button.

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