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The bar at the left

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Set date and time

  • Set date and time is a shortcut for Setup → Date / Time.



Observatory

  • Set observatory location is a shortcut for Setup → Observatory.



Setup

  • Configure the program is similar way to get to Setup.



Coordinate System group

  • Equatorial coordinate is a shortcut for Chart → Chart coordinate system → Equatorial coordinate.
  • Alt-Az coordinate is a shortcut for Chart → Chart coordinate system → Alt-Az coordinate.
  • Ecliptic coordinate is a shortcut for Chart → Chart coordinate system → Ecliptic coordinate.
  • Galactic coordinate is a shortcut for Chart → Chart coordinate system → Galactic coordinate.

Equinox and epoch settings can be done by Setup → Chart, Coordinates

Transformation Group

  • Miror horizontally is a shortcut for Chart → Transformation → Miror horizontally (the icon changes to red if the chart is mirrored).
  • Miror vertically is a shortcut for Chart → Transformation → Miror vertically (the icon changes to red if the chart is mirrored).
  • Rotate right rotates the chart 15° clockwise, is a shortcut for Chart → Transformation → Rotate right. See also Main bar → Position.
  • Rotate left rotates the chart 15° counter-clockwise, is a shortcut for Chart → Transformation → Rotate left. See also Main bar → Position.
en/documentation/left_bar.txt · Last modified: 2013/11/13 15:11 by admin