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* ''Language'': use digits and point names specified for your language.
 
* ''Language'': use digits and point names specified for your language.
 
* ''Perspectives'': manage the perspectives of GeoGebra.
 
* ''Perspectives'': manage the perspectives of GeoGebra.
* ''Miscellaneous'': Here you can enable scripting, use Java fonts, etc.
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* ''Miscellaneous'': enable scripting, enable the use of Java fonts, set inverse trig functions values as angles and reverse the mouse wheel zooming features.

Revision as of 15:48, 18 June 2013


This dialog is available by selecting the Menu Properties Gear.png Advanced item in Options Menu, or by clicking the Menu Properties Gear.png Preferences icon on the toolbar. It is divided into different sections, which are shown depending on active objects and Views: Options-objects24.png Properties, View-graphics24.png Graphics, View-cas24.png CAS, View-spreadsheet24.png Spreadsheet, Options-layout24.png Layout, Properties defaults 3.png Defaults, and Options-advanced24.png Advanced.

Options-objects24.png Properties

This section is displayed only if an object is currently selected in the construction. Clicking on the related icon displays the Properties Dialog of the object.

View-graphics24.png Graphics

This section is displayed only if the Graphics View is active, and allows you to define its settings, e.g. background colour, axes and grid. See Customizing the Graphics View for further details.

View-cas24.png CAS

This section is displayed only if the CAS View is active, and allows you to:

  • set a timeout for the CAS calculations, in seconds
  • set how to show rational exponents

View-spreadsheet24.png Spreadsheet

This section is displayed only if the Spreadsheet View is active, and contains two tabs.

  • The Layout tab allows you fully customize the spreadsheet, setting preferences for the input bar, grid lines, column/row headers and scrollbars. You can also enable using buttons, checkboxes and tooltips.
  • The Browser tab allows you to show the files browser, and set the file system directories, as well as a remote URL for your files.

Options-layout24.png Layout

This section allows you to customize the layout of the main components of your GeoGebra window, setting the position of the input bar, the toolbar, and the sidebar, as well as the style bar and title bar visibility.

Properties defaults 3.png Defaults

This section allows you to customize the appearance and style of all the mathematical objects in GeoGebra. The list of all available objects is shown on the right of the dialog window, while on the left the Properties Dialog tabs are shown, where you can set visibility, colour, style and algebraic settings for all your mathematical objects.

Options-advanced24.png Advanced

This section contains the following advanced global settings:

  • Angle Unit: switch between Degree and Radians
  • Right Angle Style: choose the symbol for a right angle.
  • Coordinates: define how coordinates are displayed algebraically.
  • Continuity: if Continuity is On, GeoGebra tries to set new calculated points near the original ones.
  • Use Path and region Parameters: you can turn On and Off this option
  • Virtual Keyboard: options to set the virtual keyboard language, its width,height and opacity.
  • Checkbox Size: switch between regular and large checkboxes.
  • Fonts Size: set the Menu font size
  • Tooltips: set the tooltip language and a timeout for tooltips.
  • Language: use digits and point names specified for your language.
  • Perspectives: manage the perspectives of GeoGebra.
  • Miscellaneous: enable scripting, enable the use of Java fonts, set inverse trig functions values as angles and reverse the mouse wheel zooming features.
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