3.4.1 The File menu
The File menu contains commands that are used to save
sessions and parts of sessions and load previously saved sessions.
This menu contains the following entries:
This will create and open a new session.
This session will be in a new tab labeled Unnamed until you save it
(using the menu item File▸Save or the
This will open a previously saved session.
There will be a submenu with a list of saved session files in the
primary directory that you can open, as well as a File item
which will open a directory browser you can use to find a session
file. This directory browser can also be opened with Alt-O.
This will allow you to open a session that
was created with the Maple CAS, a TI89 calculator or a Voyage200
calculator. These sessions can then be executed with the
Edit▸Execute Session menu entry, but it
may be better to execute the commands one at a time to see if any
modifications need to be done.
This will create a copy of the current session in a Firefox
interface; either using the server at
(Online) or a local copy (Offline).
This allows you to insert a previously saved session, a link to a
Firefox session, or a previously saved figure, spreadsheet or program.
- Save (Alt+S)
This will save the current session.
- Save as
This will save the current session under a
- Save all
This will save all of the sessions.
- Export as
This will allow you to save the current session in different
formats; either standard Xcas format, Maple format, MuPAD
format or TI89 format.
This will kill the current session.
This will allow you to save the session in various ways.
preview will save an image of the current session in a file
that you name. print will send an image of the current
session to the printer. preview selected levels will save the images of
the commands and outputs of the current session, each in a separate
This will render the session in LATEX and give you the
result in various ways. latex preview will display a
compiled LATEX version of the current session. latex
print will send a copy of the LATEXed session to a printer.
latex print selection will save a copy.
- Screen capture
This will create a screenshot that will be saved in various formats.
- Quit and update Xcas
This will quit Xcas after checking for a newer version.
- Quit (Ctrl+Q)
This will quit Xcas.