3.5.9 More configuration
You can configure other aspects of Xcas (besides the
computatioonal aspects and graphics) using the the menu item
You will then be given a window in which you can
change the following options:
This lets you choose a session font, the same as choosing the menu
item Cfg▸Session font.
This will determine what type of level should be open when you start
a new session.
This will determine what browser Xcas should use when it
requires one, for example when displaying help. If this is empty,
Xcas will use its built-in browser.
- Auto HTML help
If this box is checked, then whenever you choose a function from a menu,
a help page for that function will appear in your browser.
Regardless of whether this box is checked or not, the help page will
also appear in your browser if you type ?function
in a command box.
- Auto index help
If this box is checked, then whenever you choose a function from a
menu, the help index page for that function will appear. This is
the same page you would get from choosing the function from the help
- Print format
This will determine the paper size for printing and saving files.
There is also a button you can use to have the printing done in
landscape mode; if this button is not checked, the printing will be
done in portrait.
- Disable Tool tips
If this is checked, Xcas will stop displaying tool tips.
- rows and columns
These will determind the default number of rows and columns for the
matrix editor and spreadsheet.
- PS view
This determines what program will be used to preview Postscript files.