View|Custom Layouts

If you have spent time rearranging EditPad’s toolbars and/or side panels, or if you have customized the toolbars or menus, you should use the Custom Layouts item in the View menu to save those settings. Simply select Save Layouts and type in a name. That name then appears under the Custom Layouts submenu. If you click on the name in the Custom Layouts submenu, EditPad restores all side panels, all toolbars, all context menus, and the main menu to the configurations and locations they had when you saved the layout.

You can save as many layouts as you like. If you want to update a layout, save it again under the same name. To delete a layout, select the Delete Layout command and then select the layout you want to delete.

How to Rearrange EditPad’s Panels

To move a panel, use the mouse to drag and drop its caption bar (for a panel docked to the side, or a floating panel) or its tab (for a tabbed panel). While you drag the panel, squares appear at the four edges of EditPad’s window. While dragging over another panel, five squares appear in the center of that panel. Drop the panel onto one of the four squares at the edges of EditPad’s window to dock the panel to that edge. Drop the panel onto one of the four outer squares in the center of another panel to dock the dragged panel to one of the four sides of the panel you’re dropping it onto. Drop the panel on the center square of another panel to arrange the two panels inside a tabbed container.

To make a panel float freely, drag it away from EditPad or simply double-click its caption or tab. Floating a panel is very useful if your computer has more than one monitor. Move the floating panel to your second monitor to take full advantage of your multi-monitor system. If you drag a second panel onto the floating panel, you can dock both panels together in a single floating container. This way you can conveniently display several panels on the second monitor.

Panels that are docked to the edge of EditPad’s window can be pinned to that side by clicking the pin button on the panel’s caption bar. You can also pin a panel that is inside a tabbed container that is docked to the edge. Doing so pins all panels in that tab container. Pinned panels appear as a small strip showing only the panel’s icon and caption. When you hover the mouse over the panel’s icon or caption on that strip, the panel slides into view. It remains visible while the mouse pointer is over the panel. When the mouse pointer leaves the panel it slides out of view again. Click the pin button again to make the panel permanently visible again. You cannot drag a panel to a different location while it is pinned (in auto-hide mode).

See Also

View menu
View|Restore Default Layout
Customize Toolbar and Menus