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The options menu covers several aspects of the main window display characteristics that are not defined in the View menu items. Other aspects of program behavior are also addressed.
Beam Characteristics - Brings up the beam characteristics dialog where beam size and position are defined.
Tracking Options - Only available in Automation Edition (submenus)
Rotator File - Allows selection of a rotator definition file. (.ROT)
Use Rotator - Toggles off and on the use of the rotator defined in the rotator definition file. Use this to gain manual control of the rotator through actions related to moving the Beam on the sky map.
Center on Meridian - Centers the sky map on the local meridian of the observer.
Update Interval - Allows selection of the number of seconds between automatic updates of the sky map and checks of any active Automation Script File.
Show RADEC as HHMMSS - Show the right ascension and declinations in hours : minutes : seconds format. When not selected these values are displayed in decimal degrees.
Show ALTAZ as HHMMSS - Show the altitude and azimuth in hours : minutes : seconds format. When not selected these values are displayed in decimal degrees.
Transits Indicator (submenus)
Show HHMMSS Until Next Transit - Transits indicator box at the bottom of the main window will display how much time needs to elapse before the next meridian transit of the referenced point will occur.
Show Time of Next Transit - Transits indicator box at the bottom of the main window will display at what time the next meridian transit of the referenced point will occur.
Date Format (submenus)
DD/MM/YYYY - Dates will be displayed in day / month / year format.
MM/DD/YYYY - Dates will be displayed in month / day / year format.
Colors - Brings up the Color Options Dialog that determines the overall color scheme used by the program.
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