The File Toolbar

The File Toolbar provides single-click access to commands from the File menu. Refer to this section for a more complete description of these commands.

Figure 4-2. The QtiPlot File Toolbar

Table 4-2. File toolbar commands.

IconCommandKeyDescription
New Window/Folder Commands Selects the last used window/folder creation command or selects a new one from a drop down list.
New Function/Surface Commands Selects the last used function/surface creation command or selects a new one from a drop down list.
Open Commands Selects the last used open command or selects a new one from a drop down list.
Append Project... commandCtrl-Alt-AAppends an existing QtiPlot project file as a new folder to the current project.
Save Project commandCtrl-SSaves the current project.
Save as Template command Saves the current graph window as a template.
Import -> Import ASCII... commandCtrl-KImports ASCII files.
Duplicate command Clones the active window.
Print commandCtrl-PPrints the active window.
Print Preview commandPreviews the active window for printing.
Export to PDF commandCtrl-Alt-PExports the active window formatted as a PDF file.
Project ExplorerCtrl-EShows or hides the project explorer.
Results log Shows or hides the results window.
Script Window commandF3Shows the script window.

Table 4-3. New Window/Folder Commands

IconCommandKeyDescription
New Project commandCtrl-NCreate a new project.
New Folder commandF7Add a new folder.
New Table commandCtrl-TCreate a new table.
New Matrix commandCtrl-MCreate a new matrix.
New Note command Create a new note window.
New Graph commandCtrl-GCreates a new, empty graph window (2D plot).

Table 4-4. New Function/Surface Commands

IconCommandKeyDescription
New Function Plot... commandCtrl-FCreates a new plot based on a function Y=f(X).
New Parametric Function Plot... command Creates a new parametric plot: the (X,Y) data points are computed using functions of a variable (m), X=f1(m) and Y=f2(m).
New 3D Surface Plot... commandCtrl-Alt-ZCreates a new 3D plot based on a function Z=f(X,Y).
New 3D Parametric Surface Plot... command Creates a new 3D parametric plot: the (X,Y,Z) data points are computed using functions of the latitude and longitude variables u and v.

Table 4-5. Open Commands

IconCommandKeyDescription
Open commandCtrl-OOpens an existing QtiPlot project file.
Open Template command Opens an existing QtiPlot template file.
Open Excel commandCtrl-Shift-EImports an Excel workbook into new tables (and plots if Excel is installed).
Open ODF Spreadsheet commandCtrl-Alt-SImports an ODF spreadsheet into new tables.