You can configure the application settings in the Application Settings dialog box or in the Application Settings toolbar dropdown. The same settings are available in both places.
|UI Element (Dialog Box)||UI Element (Dropdown)||Purpose|
|New wires are always orthogonal||Orthogonal Wires||Keep wires either vertical or horizontal when creating new wires or moving blocks. B|
|Use smooth processing wires on diagonals||Smooth Wires||Draw wires between nodes or vertices with a slight curve as they connect to nodes on each end.|
|Highlight Wires connected to selected blocks||Highlight Wires||Display wires in blue for all selected blocks. This helps viewing of wire connections between blocks on busy processing maps.|
|Prompt for backups before losing changes||Prompt for Backups||If selected, Halogen displays a warning message when you attempt to leave a configuration that has not been saved to a file. The warning message gives you three options (save to a file, do not save, cancel request):|
|Show notifications when disconnecting from HAL for recompile||Prompt on Disconnect||
When connected to a HAL, there are certain configuration changes that cannot be implemented without a recompile of HAL's DSP code (for example, wiring changes). When such a change takes place, Halogen disconnects from HAL so that the recompile can occur. If this option is selected, Halogen displays a message notifying the user when it disconnects.
|Show new user prompts in Hardware, Processing, and Room Combine workspaces||Show New User Prompts||
If selected, a variety of tips and help text is displayed in the various workspaces. These tips can be helpful to a new user. The specific text that appears is as follows:
|Prompt for starting configuration||Prompt for Starting Configuration||If selected, Halogen displays the Halogen Startup Panel when the application starts.|
|Create empty configuration of type: HAL model selector||If selected, Halogen creates a new configuration for the selected HAL model when the application starts.|
|Check the Rane website on startup and notify of available software updates||Check for Updates on Startup||If selected, Halogen connects to the Rane website, determines if an update to the Halogen software is available, and, if it is, notifies the user, who can then click a button to automatically download and install the update.|
|Show discontinued devices when creating configurations||Show Discontinued Devices||If selected, model picker dialogs include devices that Rane no longer produces.|
|Show times in 24-hour format||Show 24-hour Time||Display all clock times in 24 hour format instead of the 12 hour am/pm format.|
|Edit Application Settings||Opens the Application Settings dialog box|