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OCAD Preferences

Please see the OCAD Preferences Page for your individual working methods.

Shortcuts This function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.

Choose Shortcuts from the Options menu to edit and define shortcuts. The Shortcuts dialog box opens.

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Define a Shortcut

  1. Select a function (e.g. View - Normal Mode) in the dialog box.
  2. Choose a shortcut in the Shortcut dropdown list.
  3. Click the Close button. Now you can use the shortcut.


Reset a Shortcut to Standard

  1. Select a function (e.g. View - Normal Mode) in the dialog box.
  2. Click the Standard button to set a single shortcut to default or click the All standard button to set all shortcuts to default.
  3. Click the Close button to save and quit the dialog.


Default Shortcuts

The following shortcuts are set by default:

Additional Shortcuts

The following shortcuts are unchangeable Windows shortcuts:

The following shortcuts are unchangeable drawing and editing shortcuts:

Tips with Keyboard and Mouse

For tips using the keyboard and the mouse visit the Tips with Keyboard and Mouse page.

Backup and Restore Options This function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.

Choose the Backup and Restore the OCAD Options command in the Options menu to save or restore the OCAD Options. The Background and Restore the OCAD Options dialog appears.

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Backup

You can either save the OCAD Preferences, the Shortcuts or both of them. Check the desired options. When you click the Backup button, you can save the OCAD Preferences and Shortcuts stored in Windows Registry in a reg file (Windows Registry File).

Restore

Restore the backuped OCAD Preferences and Shortcuts from the reg file by clicking the Restore button. Select the reg file and click the Open button in the Restore dialog.

Windows shows the following 3 messages. Close the dialog not before clicking through these 3 messages.

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Click the Yes button.

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Click the Yes button.

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Click the OK button.

Hint.jpg The reg file must be saved on the local disk (not network). Otherwise the Registry Editor shows the following error message:

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Language This function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD Starter.This function is available in OCAD Viewer.This function is available in OCAD Course Setting.

Choose the Language submenu in the Options menu to change the language. OCAD supports the following languages at the moment:

  • English
  • Catalan
  • Czech
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Hungarian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Finnish
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Japanese
  • Traditional Chinese

Hint.jpg Changing the language has no effect on the language of symbol and color descriptions of the template files. The language you choose during the installation process defines which template files are installed and therefore which language they have.