The image below shows the Journey Plotter environment.
Since it's highly customizable, your layout might look different.
The environment consists of three main parts.
From top to bottom:
You can customize the position, size and behaviour of panes to create a layout that works best for you. Your layout will be remembered if the
A pane can be docked, so that it has a position and size within the environment, or floating as a separate window. Panes can also be hidden or minimized.
You can arrange panes in the following ways:
When you click and drag the title bar of a pane, or the tab of a tabbed pane, a guide diamond appears. During the drag operation, when the mouse cursor is over one of the arrows in the diamond, a shaded area will appear that shows you where the window will be docked if you release the mouse button at that moment. The centre is used to tab-dock the pane.
To move a dockable pane without snapping it into place, hold the
Double-clicking the title bar of a floating pane will return it to its original docked location.
Press thekey to abort docking and the pane will remain in its current location.
The following image shows the shading for a pane about to be docked to the left of the
Close and auto-hide panes
You can close a pane by clicking the close button in the upper right of the title bar. To reopen the pane, use themenu and select the pane from the menu item.
Panes support a feature named auto hide, which causes a pane to slide out of the way when you use a different pane. When a pane is auto-hidden, its name appears on a tab at the edge of the environment. To use the pane again, point your cursor to the tab so that the pane slides back into view.
The auto hide state of a pane is toggled by clicking the pin button in the upper right of the title bar. An auto hidden pane will return to its original docked location, whilst a docked pane will auto hide itself immediately.
The layout can be reset to its default by selectingin the menu item from the View menu.
Journey Plotter has three predefined colour themes; blue, light and dark.
The desired colour theme can be selected in . If the
The colour theme setting is found under the category.