The GUIDE tools are available from the Layout Editor shown in the figure below. The tools are called out in the figure and described briefly below. Subsequent sections show you how to use them.
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Select components from the component palette, at the left side of the Layout Editor, and arrange them in the layout area. See Add Components to the GUIDE Layout Area for more information.
Figure Resize Tab
Set the size at which the GUI is initially displayed when you run it. See Set the GUIDE GUI Size for more information.
Create menus and context, i.e., pop-up, menus. See Create Menus for GUIDE GUIs for more information.
Align and distribute groups of components. Grids and rulers also enable you to align components on a grid with an optional snap-to-grid capability. See Align GUIDE GUI Components for more information.
Tab Order Editor
Set the tab and stacking order of the components in your layout. See Customize Tabbing Behavior in a GUIDE GUI for more information.
Create Toolbars containing predefined and custom push buttons and toggle buttons. See Create Toolbars for GUIDE GUIs for more information.
Create and modify icons for tools in a toolbar. See Create Toolbars for GUIDE GUIs for more information.
Set the properties of the components in your layout. It provides a list of all the properties you can set and displays their current values.
Display a hierarchical list of the objects in the GUI. See View the GUIDE GUI Object Hierarchy for more information.
Save and run the current GUI.
Display, in your default editor, the code file associated with the GUI. See Files Generated by GUIDE for more information.
Continuously display the mouse cursor position and the positions of selected objects