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the Editor

[Menu Messages]
This option allows you to change the default text of the menu messages to your own wording, or into a non-English language. Menus are explained in Chapter 6.5, and the menu editor is examined in Chapter 13.3.

[Dialog messages]
Similarly, the wording of the AMOS Professional dialogue boxes can be changed. The whole of Section 9 of this User Guide is devoted to dialogue boxes, buttons and icons, and Chapter 13.7 explains how to create your own resources.

[Test-Time Messages]
The information messages and error messages that appear when a program is tested can also be changed. A full list of these messages is contained in Chapter 12.3.

[Run-Time Messages]
Similarly, the messages that are called up when a program is run may be changed to your own wording. These are also listed in Chapter 12.3.

[Load Configuration]
When this option is selected, a named configuration file is loaded, which holds all of your options for Editor settings.

[Load Default Configuration]
This option loads a file named AMOSPro.Configuration from the APSystem folder, and the Editor is returned to its pre-set default settings.

[Save Default Configuration]
Use this option to save your own current settings as the default settings, into the default AMOSPro.Configuration file. These settings will then be presented whenever AMOS Professional is run.

[Save Configuration]
this item is used to save the current configuration, ready to be loaded with [Load Configuration].

[Set Interpreter]
Selecting this option will call up a special AMOS written Accessory which allows you to define many special features of the AMOS Professional Interpreter. See Chapter 13.1 for further details.


The [User] Main Menu heading presents the options that are used to create your own menu entries in the AMOS Professional Editor. These entries can be assigned to any AMOS Professional program, and the selected program will be loaded and run whenever the assigned option is selected. Please see the SET ACCESSORY command for details of .how to define Editor Accessories, which can access the current program directly.

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