3.4.3 The Cfg menu
The Cfg menu contains commands that are used to set the
behaviour of Xcas. This menu contains the following entries:
This will open a window that you can use to configure how
Xcas performs calculations. This is the same window you
get when you click on the status line.
- Graph configuration
This will open a window that you can use to configure the default
settings for a graph. This includes such things as the initial
ranges of the variables. Each graph will also have a cfg
button to configure the settings on a per graph basis.
- General configuration
This will open a window that you can use to configure various
non-computational aspects of Xcas, such as the fonts, the
default paper size, and the like.
- Mode (syntax)
This will allow you to change the default syntax. To begin with, it
is Xcas syntax, but you can change it to Maple syntax,
MuPAD syntax or TI89 syntax.
This will allow you to control parts of Xcas to show.
This will show the graphics display screen.
This screen will show all graphical commands from the session
This will show the on-screen keyboard; the same as clicking on the
Kbd button on the status line.
This will show the menu buttons at the bottom of the window;
the same as clicking on cmds on the on-screen keyboard.
This will show the messages window; the same as clicking on
msg on the on-screen keyboard.
This will hide the same items that you can show with Show.
- Index language
This will let you choose a language in which to display the help index.
This will let you choose colors for various parts of the display.
- Session font
This will let you choose a font for the sessions.
- All fonts
This will let you choose a font for the session, the main menu and
This will let you choose a browser that Xcas will use when
needed. If this is blank, then Xcas will use its own
- Save configuration
This will save the configurations that you chose with the
Cfg menu or by clicking on the status line.