Symbol dialog
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Use this dialog to modify a control description symbol.  Note: The symbol can only be modified if you have first configured Condes to "use my own symbol file", using the Folder Settings dialog.


If you have just created a new symbol, the fields in this dialog are still empty and need to be filled in.   The symbol itself needs to be created using a draw program (such as Corel Draw or Metafile Companion) which can save the symbol as a file in Windows Metafile format or copy the symbol to the Windows clipboard in the mentioned format.

When the symbol is available in any of the two forms, use the "Read" button to import the symbol from a .WMF/.EMF file, or use the "Paste" button to paste the symbol from the Windows clipboard.   Then use the Scale X and Y fields to scale the symbol to an appropriate size.

Don't forget to fill in the symbol number field.  The number is how you can distinguish your new symbol.

Symbol number

The number distinguishes the symbol, and this field is mandatory.   Give your symbol a number with to decimals, such as 8.76, the main number must be between 0 and 9.

The first digit controls which control descriptions box the symbol can be used in:


Symbols starting with...

... go into box


0

C


1,2,3,4,5,6,7

D, E, F


8

G


9

H

Australian title

The symbol description shown when you use the Australian English version of Windows.

Danish title

The symbol description shown when you use the Danish version of Windows.

English title

The symbol description shown when you use any other version of Windows than those mentioned here.

Finnish title

The symbol description shown when you use the Finnish version of Windows.

French title

The symbol description shown when you use the French version of Windows.

German title

The symbol description shown when you use a German version of Windows.

Italian title

The symbol description shown when you use the Italian version of Windows.

Norwegian title

The symbol description shown when you use the Norwegian version of Windows.

Spanish title

The symbol description shown when you use the Spanish version of Windows.

Swedish title

The symbol description shown when you use the Swedish version of Windows.

Turkish title

The symbol description shown when you use the Turkish version of Windows.

Scale

You can use Scale X and Scale Y to grow or shrink the original symbol to an appropriate size in the symbol box.   Use 100% when the original symbol size is to be retained.

Apply Scale

Use this button to apply the values input in the Scale X and Scale Y fields.

Import

Use the buttons in this box to import the symbol graphics as described above.

Read

Read the symbol graphics from a Windows Metafile format file.

Paste

Paste the symbol graphics from the clipboard.  This button is "greyed out" if no graphics is available on the clipboard.