The Eloquence Development Environment

The Explorer Window

The Eloquence Development Environment provides an consistent and familiar view on files: The Explorer Window.

The Explorer Window is used opening and saving of files.

Explorer Window components

Window Title

The window title always reflects the operation and current path.

File Filter

The Filter selection specifies which files are displayed in the File Pane. Filters are based on file extensions.

The filters are currently hard-coded but will be configuratable in a later version. Currently available filters values are

and "All Files" which disables the filter.

Toolbar Buttons

The toolbar buttons provide access to the following functions:

Open mode

When opening a file, the "Open As" and "Readonly" controls let you define the file type and open mode.

The following file types are available:

When opening a file in "Readonly" mode, the editor will reject any changes.

Note When opening a text file, the editor automatically takes care of the line separator (LF, CR/LF, CR). This can also be changed in the Document Properties and at file save time.

Save mode

When saving a Text file, the "Save As" control makes it possible to define the file format.

The Server List

The left pane shows the list of all accessible (configured) systems. This includes the local machine, Systems reachable through the builtin network services and systems running the Eloquence eloqsd server.

You can open a machine by either double clicking on the machine name or icon or clicking on the + Symbol in front of the machine.

To open a directory, either double click on the directory name or icon or clickon the + Symbol in front of the icon.

The File List

The right pane shows a list of directories or Files in the selected directory. When opening a file, you can select on or more files. The list of selected file names is transferred in the File Name control.

The File Name

When opening a file, the File Name control contains a list of file names to open. When saving a file (Save As), the File Name contains the target filename.

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