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The Menu tab allows you to customize the main menu bars as well as the context menus.

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You can customize the Default, the file compare, and the Directory comparemenu bars.

 

The Default menu is the one visible when no comparison windows are open in DiffDog.

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The File compare menu is the menu bar that is displayed when at least one File Comparison window has been opened and is active.

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The Directory compare menu is the menu bar visible when at least one Directory Comparison window has been opened and is active.

 

Menu shadows

The Menu shadows check box, which is checked by default, can be deactivated if you do not want all your menus to have shadows.

 

 

To customize a menu:

1.Select the menu bar you want to customize from the Show Menus for combo box.
2.Click the Commands tab, and drag the commands to the menu bar of your choice.

 

 

To delete commands from a menu:

1.Select the menu option Tools | Customize to open the Customize dialog box.
2.Do one of the following:

 

Right-click the command or icon representing the command and select the Delete option from the context menu.
Drag the command away from the menu, and drop it as soon as the check mark icon appears below the mouse pointer.

 

 

To reset either of the menu bars:

1.Select either the Default, the File compare, or the Directory compare entry in the Show Menus for combo box.
2.Click the Reset button just below the menu name.

A prompt appears asking if you are sure you want to reset the menu bar.

3.Click Yes.

 

 

To customize any of the context menus (right-click menus):

1.Select the context menu from the Select context menu combo box.

The context menu you selected appears.

2.Click the Commands tab, and drag the commands to the context menu.

 

 

To delete commands from a context menu:

1.Select the menu option Tools | Customize to open the Customize dialog box.
2.Do one of the following:

 

Right-click on the command or icon representing the command and select the Delete option from the context menu.
Drag the command away from the context menu, and drop it as soon as the check mark icon appears below the mouse pointer.

 

 

To reset any of the context menus:

1.Select the context menu from the combo box.
2.Click the Reset button just below the context menu name.

A prompt appears asking if you are sure you want to reset the context menu.

 

 

To close a context menu window:

Do one of the following:

 

Click on the Close icon at the top right of the title bar.
Click the Close button of the Customize dialog box.

 

 

To change the appearance of menus:

If required, deactivate the Menu shadows check box.

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