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This is now XML

2002-01-24  Kevin Breit  <mrproper@ximian.com>

	* new/gui-elements.xml: This is now XML
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2002-01-24 Kevin Breit <mrproper@ximian.com>
* new/gui-elements.xml: Added file, not yet XMLized
This is now XML
* new/preface.xml: XMLized and added this file
* new/printing.xml: XMLized this document
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2002-01-24 Kevin Breit <mrproper@ximian.com>
* new/gui-elements.xml: Added file, not yet XMLized
This is now XML
* new/preface.xml: XMLized and added this file
* new/printing.xml: XMLized this document
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<para><application>Gnumeric</application> opens by default
with a view of an empty workbook which is called "Book 1" and
with a single worksheet called "Sheet 1" as can be seen in
<xref linkend="gnumeric-labelled.png">. The outermost portion
<xref linkend="gnumeric-labelled.png" />. The outermost portion
of the window is not actually part of
<application>Gnumeric</application> and may look different on
different machines. <application>Gnumeric</application>
attempts to place its name and the name of the workbook on
this outer portion.</para>
<para>The majority of spreadsheet work is done while
interacting with this view of
<application>Gnumeric</application>. All of the functions
which <application>Gnumeric</application> provides can be
accessed quickly from here. The graphic elements of
<application>Gnumeric</application> are made of several
independent pieces. <xRef linkend="gnumeric-labelled.png">
shows a newly opened, empty Gnumeric with the principle
elements labelled.</para>
<figure id="gnumeric-labelled.png">
<title>The Gnumeric worksheet elements.</title>
<screenshot>
<graphic fileref="figures/gnumeric-labelled.png"></graphic>
</screenshot>
</figure>
<para>The elements names are listed below along with a reference to
the section that discusses that element. Those reading this document
on their computers may be able to click on the references to jump to
that section of the manual.</para>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-one.png">
</inlinegraphic>
The menubar.
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The menubar provides access to the core
functions of gnome. Almost everything that can
be done in <application>Gnumeric</application>
can be done through the menus. The menus and
menubar are discussed in <xRef
linkend="menus">. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-two.png">
</inlinegraphic>
The standard toolbar.
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The standard toolbar provides shortcuts for
the most used items in the menus. The toolbars are
discussed in <xRef linkend="toolbars"> and this
toolbar in particular in <xRef
linkend="std-toolbar">. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-three.png">
</inlinegraphic>
The format toolbar.
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The format toolbar changes the display
properties of data in the workbook. It is presented
in <xRef linkend="fmt-toolbar">, part of the general
discussion of toolbars of <xRef
linkend="toolbars">. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-four.png">
</inlinegraphic>
The data entry area.
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The data entry area is useful for the
modification of complex formulas. It is discussed in
<xRef linkend="data-entry">. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-five.png">
</inlinegraphic>
The information area.
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>This area is used by
<application>Gnumeric</application> to give
feedback on the status of certain
operations. This information is explained in
<xRef linkend="info-area">. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-six.png">
</inlinegraphic>
The object toolbar.
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>This toolbar enables the user to draw graphic
elements on the sheet, such as text labels, big red circles
or thin green arrows. These can be used to bring attention
to a particular part of a worksheet. The object toolbar is
explained in <xref linkend="obj-toolbar"> in the <xref
linkend="toolbars"> portion of the manual.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-seven.png">
</inlinegraphic>
The cell grid area.
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The cell area lies in the middle of all the
rest. The cell area includes the row and column
labels, the scrollbars and the tabs below. The use
of these elements is explained in <xRef
linkend="cell-grid">.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
<para>The next chapters will explain each of these elements. <xref
linkend="menus"> will explain the menus, <xref linkend="toolbars">
will explain the toolbars and <xref linkend="other-elements">
will explain the remaining elements.</para>
<para>
The majority of spreadsheet work is done while
interacting with this view of
<application>Gnumeric</application>. All of the functions
which <application>Gnumeric</application> provides can be
accessed quickly from here. The graphic elements of
<application>Gnumeric</application> are made of several
independent pieces. <xref linkend="gnumeric-labelled.png" />
shows a newly opened, empty Gnumeric with the principle
elements labelled.</para>
<figure id="gnumeric-labelled.png">
<title>The Gnumeric worksheet elements</title>
<mediaobject>
<imageobject>
<imagedata fileref="figures/gnumeric-labelled" format="PNG" />
</imageobject>
</mediaobject>
</figure>
<para>
The elements names are listed below along with a reference to
the section that discusses that element. Those reading this document
on their computers may be able to click on the references to jump to
that section of the manual.
</para>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-one.png" />
The menubar
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The menubar provides access to the core
functions of gnome. Almost everything that can
be done in <application>Gnumeric</application>
can be done through the menus. The menus and
menubar are discussed in <xref
linkend="menus" />. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-two" format="PNG" />
The standard toolbar
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>
The standard toolbar provides shortcuts for
the most used items in the menus. The toolbars are
discussed in <xref linkend="toolbars" /> and this
toolbar in particular in <xref
linkend="std-toolbar" />.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-three" format="PNG" />
The format toolbar
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>
The format toolbar changes the display
properties of data in the workbook. It is presented
in <xref linkend="fmt-toolbar" />, part of the general
discussion of toolbars of <xref
linkend="toolbars" />. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-four.png" />
The data entry area
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The data entry area is useful for the
modification of complex formulas. It is discussed in
<xref linkend="data-entry" />. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-five.png" />
The information area
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>This area is used by
<application>Gnumeric</application> to give
feedback on the status of certain
operations. This information is explained in
<xref linkend="info-area" />. </para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-six.png" />
The object toolbar
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>This toolbar enables the user to draw graphic
elements on the sheet, such as text labels, big red circles
or thin green arrows. These can be used to bring attention
to a particular part of a worksheet. The object toolbar is
explained in <xref linkend="obj-toolbar" /> in the <xref
linkend="toolbars" /> portion of the manual.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<guiicon>
<inlinegraphic fileref="figures/label-seven" format="PNG"/>
The cell grid area
</guiicon>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>The cell area lies in the middle of all the
rest. The cell area includes the row and column
labels, the scrollbars and the tabs below. The use
of these elements is explained in <xref
linkend="cell-grid" />.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
<para>The next chapters will explain each of these elements. <xref
linkend="menus" /> will explain the menus, <xref
linkend="toolbars" />
will explain the toolbars and <xref linkend="other-elements" />
will explain the remaining elements.</para>
<!-- A few of these functions are complicated (and powerful) so
they are explained in larger sections later in the manual. The next
section gives references to those detailled so that readers looking
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