Preferences Launches a dialog for setting Caret
preferences (On the Macintosh version, this menu item appears on the
Set Current Directory - Launch
a dialog for setting the current (default) directory.
Convert Data File Formats Launches a dialog for converting
data files between text and binary formats.
Copy Spec File Launches a dialog for copying spec files.
The user has the option of having the data files copied or the
paths to the data files placed into the copied spec file.
Validate Spec File - Launches a
dialog for selecting a spec file. Validates the spec file by
verifying that the spec file and all of its data files exist.
Zip Spec File Launches a
dialog for creating a zip file containing the spec file and its data
Loaded File Management Launches a dialog that allows the user
to view the files that are loaded, remove files from memory, remove
columns from node attribute files, view the modification status of
files, and to save files.
Add Document File to Spec File
Launches a dialog for adding a "document file", such as a Microsoft
Word of a PDF file, to the Spec File. While Caret does not read
these files, it allows the files to "follow the Spec File" such as when
a Spec File is copied or the Spec File and its data files are uploaded
Open Spec File Launches a file selection dialog for
choosing a spec file.
Open Recent Spec File A submenu that lists previously
spec files. This submenu can be cleared by selecting Clear
Spec Files, the last item in the submenu,
Close Spec File Erases all files in memory so caret
as if it was restarted.
Fast Open Data File Launches a dialog that lists all of
data files in the spec file so that they can be quickly opened by using
the corresponding Open button.
Open Data File Launches a file selection dialog for
loading a data file, usually ones not in the spec file.
Save Data File Launches a file selection dialog for saving
a data file.
Capture Image of Window
Launches a dialog for capturing an image of the main window, the
viewing windows, or other common windows. The
dialog allows the user to capture an image of the entire main window or
a region selected with the mouse. The captured image may be
copied to caret's loaded images, copied to the clipboard so that it can
be pasted into other programs, printed, and/or saved to a file.
Record As Movie Displays a dialog that is used to create a
movie file from the Caret graphics window.
Exit Terminate the Caret program (On the Macintosh
version, this item appears as Quit in the caret5 menu).