Context menus

For the Workspace Browser and the File Browser, context menus provide quick access to frequently used commands.

Context menus in the Workspace Browser

The Workspace Browser provides a context menu for EPMs, FPMs, directories and files.

Option (EPM) Description
Add new FPM Adds a new FPM for the EPM
Delete EPM Deletes the EPM
Build EPM – but not its FPMs Generates only the EPM without its FPMs

This feature is only available in the context menu.

Hand down … The values of the properties Version and Release of the subordinate FPMs are overwritten by the EPM values.

This feature is only available in the context menu.

Option (FPM) Beschreibung
Add new Folder Adds a new directory
Delete FPM Deletes the FPM
Create Symbolic Link Creates a Symbolic Link to a file or directory
Calculate size and files Calculates the size and number of files
Move down/up Moves the selected FPM down/up by one position
Option (File) Description
Delete File Deletes the file from the FPM
Strip Executes the strip command for the selected file
Edit Opens the file for editing in an external editor (see preferences). This option is available for every file, even binary files.

This feature is only available in the context menu.

Context menus in the File Browser

The File Browser provides a context menu for directories and files.

Option Description Directory File
Add selected Adds the object with its content to the FPM or directory selected in the Workspace Browser
Add with path Adds the object with its parent directories to the FPM or directory selected in the Workspace Browser
Set as base dir Defines the top level of the File Browser  
Edit Opens file for editing in an external editor