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21 Mouseless Navigation

Do this: Type the number 7 to your editing screen. Press Alt-G. You should see your 'MyDocuments' (or your default 'save-to') folder. Next, close the screen. Type the number 1 to your editing screen and press Alt-G. You should see the Pathagoras 'DemoDocs'…

22 MultiChoice *Lists*

When your multiple choice lists (e.g., [chocolate/vanilla/strawberry/Rocky Road/chocolate chip cookie dough]) begin to get fairly long, you may want to consider saving the choices into what we call a MultiChoice *List* and referencing the choices within the…

23 Navigation Tools

Many times, the process of just navigating to the target folder is the real issue at hand. "It's somewhere on the server, I just cannot remember where!" Pathagoras provides a wide variety of tools to speed up your navigation. Here is a list: To open a desired…

24 Okay, I am convinced of the power of the prefix/suffix naming style. How do I convert?

A document/clause named following the prefix/suffix naming style can be called into your editing simply by typing its name followed by the press of Alt-G. You need not worry about not being able to remember what a particular cryptically named clause is because…

25 Preview Clause in Clause Selection Screen

You can quickly 'preview' a clause that is listed in the Clause Selection Screen before you decide to select it. Just click the 'Preview' button located between the two panels on the screen.

26 Print checklist of names and subjects of clauses/documents within a book

Checklists are a useful tool to help you keep track of your files in your various document assembly systems: names, location, subject, usage, etc.. A checklist is particularly useful if you have adopted Pathagoras' prefix/suffix naming convention. A typical…

27 Scan for variables/replace variables in all open documents

While the typical 'action' for Pathagoras is to operate against the currently displayed document, Pathagoras can actually search for and/or replace variables in all open documents. Just check the first box just above the Next button on the Instant Database…

28 SuperFolders

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to type the name of a document, press <Alt-G> and have the text of that document instantly appear on your screen? That's what the SuperFolder is all about. A SuperFolder is simply any folder on your system which contains…

29 Testing Documents (Options, Optional and Repeat blocks) <Alt-P>

'Options', 'Optional' and 'Repeat' blocks tend to just sit in your document. They are not activated until you recall the document to the editing screen via a DropDown List or via the Clause Selection Screen. And when you are testing your documents, you can…

30 Using Options to compare values of two groups

It is easy for Options to present a result from a single decision level. <<*Options*Condition1/Condition2*Message#1/Message#2>> If you chose Condition1, Message #1 will be returned to the screen. If you choose Condition 2, Message #2 will be returned…

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