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New

Creates a new mapping document.

 

Open

Opens previously saved mapping design (.mfd) files. Note that it is not possible to open mapping files which contain features not available in your MapForce edition.

 

Save

Saves the currently active mapping using the currently active file name.

 

Save As

Saves the currently active mapping with a different name, or allows you to supply a new name if this is the first time you save it.

 

Save All

Saves all currently open mapping files.

 

Reload

Reloads the currently active mapping file. You are asked if you want to lose your last changes.

 

Close

Closes the currently active mapping file. You are asked if you want to save the file before it closes.

 

Close All

Closes all currently open mapping files. You are asked if you want to save any of the unsaved mapping files.

 

Print

Opens the Print dialog box, from where you can print out your mapping as hard copy.

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Print dialog box

Use current retains the currently defined zoom factor of the mapping. Use optimal scales the mapping to fit the page size. You can also specify the zoom factor numerically. Component scrollbars are not printed. You can also specify if you want to allow the graphics to be split over several pages or not.

 

Print Preview

Opens the same Print dialog box with the same settings as described above.

 

Print Setup

Opens the Print Setup dialog box in which you can define the printer you want to use and the paper settings.

 

Validate Mapping

Validates that all mappings (connectors) are valid and displays any warnings or errors (see Validating mappings ).

 

Mapping settings

Opens the Mapping Settings dialog box where you can define the document-specific settings (see Changing the mapping settings ).

 

Generate code in selected language

Generates code in the currently selected language of your mapping. The currently selected language is visible as a highlighted programming language icon in the toolbar: XSLT, XSLT 2.

 

Generate code in | XSLT (XSLT2)

This command generates the XSLT file(s) needed for the transformation from the source file(s). Selecting this option opens the Browse for Folder dialog box where you select the location of the XSLT file. The name of the generated XSLT file(s) is defined in the Mapping Settings dialog box (see Changing the mapping settings ).

 

Recent files

Displays a list of the most recently opened files.

 

Exit

Exits the application. You are asked if you want to save any unsaved files.


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