This topic lists all the menu commands available in the File menu.
Creates a new mapping document.
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.
Saves the currently active mapping using the currently active file name.
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.
Saves all currently open mapping files.
Reloads the currently active mapping file. You are asked if you want to lose your last changes.
Closes the currently active mapping file. You are asked if you want to save the file before it closes.
Closes all currently open mapping files. You are asked if you want to save any of the unsaved mapping files.
Opens the Print dialog box, from where you can print out your mapping as hard copy.
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.
Opens the same Print dialog box with the same settings as described above.
Opens the Print Setup dialog box in which you can define the printer you want to use and the paper settings.
Validates that all mappings (connectors) are valid and displays any warnings or errors, see Validating mappings.
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, XSLT2, XSLT3.
Generate Code in | XSLT (XSLT2, XSLT3)
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.
Displays the list of the most recently opened files.
Exits the application. You are asked if you want to save any unsaved files.