4.2 Page manager

The page manager lists all pages that are in your project. The pages are sorted ascendingly: The first page is on the top of the list and the last page is on the bottom of the list. If you select a page by clicking on its entry, the page will be loaded into the layout dialog where you can modify it. If you create a new page, it will always be inserted after the currently active page.

The page manager is split in six columns: In the first column is an icon which symbolizes the page type. An eye on a monitor means that the page type is "Picture", a monitor icon with multiple colors means page type "Gradient", a monitor icon with blue blank background stands for page type "Blank" and a monitor icon with a chess board texture stands for page type "Pattern". If you double-click on the first column, the page properties will be opened.

The second column displays the name of the page. If the name is printed in bold, it means that this page is activated. If the name is not in bold, then the page is deactivated and will not be displayed if you run your project. A double-click on the second column will open the page name dialog, which allows you to modify the page's name and identifier.

The third column shows the sound options of the page. If you see a cancelled speaker here, it means that all sounds and musics will be stopped as soon as this page gets visible. If you see a normal speaker here, it means that a new sound or music will be played when this page gets visible. If there is no icon here at all, then this page does not have any sound options which means that it does neither stop nor play any sounds. A double-click on this column opens the sound options dialog, which allows you to change the sound settings of this page.

The fourth column shows, if this page uses a transition effect or not. If you see an "FX" icon here, then this page will be displayed with a transition effect. If there is no icon, this page will be showed normally. Double-click on this column to open the Transition FX dialog.

The fifth column allows you to configure the delay option of a page. The delay option can either be a specific time delay, a wait for a mouse click or a wait for the space key. If there is a clock icon visible in this column, it means that this page has an active delay option. If you double-click this column, the delay options dialog will be opened, where you can modify those settings.

The sixth column shows if the page executes code or not. If you see a binary code icon here, it means that this page will execute custom Hollywood code. Double-click on this column to open the code dialog.

Every column also has a context menu, which you can pop up by clicking on the column with the right mouse button. The row must be activated before you can call the context menu, because it is only possible for the active entry.

Additionally, there are the following buttons in the page manager:

New
Adds a new page to your project. The page will always be inserted behind the active page.

Deactivate/activate
If your page is activated, you can deactivate it by clicking this button. If your page is deactivated, you can activate it again by clicking this button. Deactivated pages can be edited like activated pages but they will not be displayed if you run the project. They will be simply skipped in the final projects. Activated page are always printed bold, deactivated pages are printed in normal letters.

Delete
Delete the current page with all its objects.

Move up
Moves the active page one up in the page manager.

Move down
Moves the active page one down in the page manager.


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