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Schedule..................................................................................................................77
Manual Train Control .............................................................................................77
Comparison Chart ...................................................................................................78
1.3
Fundamentals of Use ......................................................................................80
The Overall Principle..............................................................................................80
User Interface: Ribbon vs. Menus and Tool Bars ...................................................81
User Interface Design .............................................................................................82
Window Handling...................................................................................................83
Window Customization...........................................................................................85
Customization of Menus, Tool Bars and Keyboard Accelerators...........................85
File Handling ..........................................................................................................86
Edit Mode ...............................................................................................................87
Printing ...................................................................................................................87
Further Steps...........................................................................................................88
Switchboards...........................................................................................................88
Train Windows .......................................................................................................90
The Visual Dispatcher ............................................................................................90
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The Switchboard .....................................................................................................92
2.1
Introduction ....................................................................................................92
2.2
Size and Appearance ......................................................................................93
2.3
Drawing the Track Diagram..........................................................................98
Space-Saving Turnouts ...........................................................................................99
Smart Gates and Crossing Gates ...........................................................................100
Crossovers ............................................................................................................101
2.4
Connecting the Turnouts .............................................................................101
2.5
Signals and Accessories ................................................................................104
Signals ..................................................................................................................105
Accessories ...........................................................................................................106
Connecting Signals and Accessories.....................................................................106
2.6
Text Labels ....................................................................................................106
2.7
Self-provided Switchboard Symbols and Images.......................................107
Self-provided Symbols..........................................................................................107
Images...................................................................................................................108
2.8
Highlighting occupied track sections ..........................................................109
2.9
Displaying Train Names and Symbols in the Switchboard .......................109
2.10
Using the Computer Keyboard as a Control Panel ...................................109
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Train Control ........................................................................................................110
3.1
Introduction ..................................................................................................110
The Train Window................................................................................................110
Train List ..............................................................................................................112
3.2
Engines...........................................................................................................113
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