Difference between revisions of "Frames, Menus, Toolbars, Pallets"

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Nova has two frames, as shown below.
 
Nova has two frames, as shown below.
  
Main Frame
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===Main Frame===
 
[[File:mainframe.png|thumb]]
 
[[File:mainframe.png|thumb]]
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;a. Toolbar: (discussed below)
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;b. Simulator controls: Sets the time parameters and runs the simulation; see Program Execution.
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;c. Programming Pane: Used for specifying global variables and functions; for submodels, also used to specify Properties and Methods.
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;d. Model Canvas: Design platform for component-based models.
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;e. Dashboard: Contains controls and visualizing elements for use during simulation execution.
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;f. Console: provides interactive access to the Nova runtime interpreter.
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;g. Capsule set: lists main and submodel capsules used in this project.

Revision as of 22:13, 9 December 2014

In this section we explain each element of the Nova interface.

Frames

Nova has two frames, as shown below.

Main Frame

Mainframe.png
a. Toolbar
(discussed below)
b. Simulator controls
Sets the time parameters and runs the simulation; see Program Execution.
c. Programming Pane
Used for specifying global variables and functions; for submodels, also used to specify Properties and Methods.
d. Model Canvas
Design platform for component-based models.
e. Dashboard
Contains controls and visualizing elements for use during simulation execution.
f. Console
provides interactive access to the Nova runtime interpreter.
g. Capsule set
lists main and submodel capsules used in this project.