Tool Icons

Appendix: Tool Icons

All whirlDOC Icons

 

All whirlDOC Icons

Document Operations

Operations for document editing; adding, deleting, and modifying spintax in the document; and spinning document variations.

Document Editing Icons

Spintax Editing Tools

Find Phrases

Highlights phrases in the document that are in the spintax panel. Phrases within the document’s folded sections are not highlighted. Highlighted phrases can be unhighlighted by clicking on them.

Magic Find

The "master" thesaurus, "user" thesaurus, and "document" thesaurus are searched for phrase sets that can be used to convert phrases in the document to spintax. Phrases found in the document are highlighted. Folded document sections are ignored. Left clicking on a highlighted phrase will remove the highlight.

Delete Spintax

Converts spintax segments within the document that are marked in red to regular text. The spintax panel is also cleared. Before clicking "delete", marked spintax segments can be unmarked by clicking on them. Marked spintax segments within folded document sections are ignored.

Clear Panel

Clears the spintax panel.

Create Spintax

Converts highlighted phrases in the document to spintax using the phrase set in the spintax panel. Only highlighted phrases matching one of the panel’s phrases are converted. Highlighted phrases within folded sections of the document are ignored. Before clicking "create," highlighted phrases can be unhighlighted by left clicking on them.

Document Editing Tools

New Paragraph Group

Creates a new paragraph group below the paragraph group the cursor is on. If the cursor is at the very beginning of a paragraph group then the new group is created above instead of below.

New Paragraph

Creates a new paragraph below the paragraph the cursor is on. If the cursor is at the very beginning of a paragraph then the new paragraph is created above instead of below.

New Line Group

Creates a new line group below the line group the cursor is on. If the cursor is at the very beginning of a line group then the new group is created above instead of below.

New Line

Creates a new line below the line the cursor is on. If the cursor is at the very beginning of a line then the new line is created above the current line instead of below it.

Clone Paragraph Group

Clones the paragraph group the cursor is on and puts the clone below.

Clone Paragraph

Clones the paragraph the cursor is on and puts the clone below.

Clone Line Group

Clones the line group the cursor is on and puts the clone below.

Clone Line

Clones the line the cursor is on and puts the clone below.

Document Spinning Document Tools

Whirl

Pops up the "Whirl" dialog, which is used to spin variations of the current document. Variations can be generated in bulk, written to separate files, and compressed into a ZIP file. The advanced tab can be used to change HTML compatibility.

Quick Whirl

Pops up a simplified version of the "Whirl" dialog that spins a single document variation. The document’s settings are used for HTML compatibility.

Test

Spins a document variation and places it in the document’s "test" pane so it can be checked for mistakes or copied to the clipboard where it can be pasted into another application. HTML compatibility uses the document’s settings.

Test, Retain Spintax

Spins a document variation and places it in the document’s "test" pane. Spintax is retained. HTML compatibility uses the document’s settings.

Test, Create Structural Spintax

Spins a document variation and places it in the document’s "test" pane. Attempts to turn high level structures of the document, like line groups, into large blocks of spintax. HTML compatibility uses the document’s settings.

Repeat Test

Repeats the last test. Sections of the document that have not been changed will generate the same text.

Thesaurus Operations

Operations for the thesaurus editor, which is used to edit the "user" thesaurus and view the "master" thesaurus.

Thesaurus Editing Icons

Top Panel Tools

Delete

Deletes the phrase set in the top phrase set panel from the thesaurus. This happens immediately without the need to save.

Clone

Clones the phrase set in the top phrase set panel. The original phrase set is put in the bottom panel. The clone is placed in the top panel.

Pluralize

Pluralizes the phrases in the top phrase set panel. The algorithm assumes the phrases are nouns. The method used is fairly good but results should be checked by the user.

Clear

Clears the top phrase set panel.

Create New Phrase Set

Clears the top phrase set panel and begins a new phrase set.

Save

Saves the top phrase set panel to the thesaurus. If an existing phrase set is in the panel then changes to it are saved. If a new phrase set is in the panel then it is added to the thesaurus.

Both Panel Tools

Find Duplicates

Finds a pair of phrase sets that share the same phrase. The phrase sets are put into the top and bottom phrase set panels. The table rows for the two phrase sets are highlighted in the thesaurus table.

Merge Phrase Sets

The phrase sets in the top and bottom panels are merged into a single phrase set. The merged set is placed in the top panel, and the bottom panel is cleared. Changes are made immediately without the need to save the top panel.

Exchange Panels

Exchanges the top and bottom phrase set panels.

Thesaurus Menu Tools

Import Thesaurus

Imports the "user" thesaurus from an external file. The file can replace the existing user thesaurus or be merged with it.

Export Thesaurus

Exports the "user" thesaurus to an external file. Exported files can be written in whirlDOC XML format or a simple text format.

File and Edit Operations

Operations for creating, opening, and saving documents. Also standard operations for the clipboard and undoing and redoing changes.

File Icons

File Operations

New Document

Create a new and empty whirlDOC document.

Open Document

Opens an existing whirlDOC document.

Save Document

Saves the current document with the file name it was opened with or the last file name it was saved as.

Save Document As

Saves the current document with a new file name.

Import Text/HTML

Creates a new document by importing a text file or an HTML file. Text can be imported from a local file. HTML can be imported from a local file or from a web site.

Edit Operations

Cut

Deletes highlighted document text and places it on the system clipboard.

Copy

Copies highlighted text to the system clipboard.

Paste

Pastes text on the clipboard to the document.

Undo

Undoes the last change. Almost everything in whirlDOC can be undone so mistakes are easily reversed.

Redo

Redoes a change that was reversed with undo.

Display Operations

Operations to switch between editors, and expand or contract the the right side of the editors.

Display Icons

Editors

Edit Document

Switches the display to the document editor.

User Thesaurus

Switches the display to the "user" thesaurus editor, which is is used to view and edit the "user" thesaurus.

Master Thesaurus

Switches the display to the "master" thesaurus editor, which is used to view but not change the "master" thesaurus.

Display

Split Display

Splits the document editor or thesaurus editor so the left side dialogs are visible.

Expanded Display

Expands the right sides of an editor by collapsing the left side dialogs.