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Program Ribbon Page

MSI Package Builder comes with a range of additional non-business options that are gathered within the Program Ribbon page. In this chapter, we will take a closer look at those functions grouping them the same way they are grouped within the Ribbon bar.

Update Ribbon Group

The Update Ribbon group is responsible for the product updates function. The glyph of this group opens the General Settings preference page enabling you to configure the auto-update options.

Check for Updates

Check for Updates

The Check for Updates button from the Update Ribbon group should be used to check for new versions of MSI Package Builder.

Clipboard Ribbon Group

The Clipboard Ribbon group contains the actions to copy/move data to clipboard and paste data form clipboard.

Cut

Cut

The Cut button should be used to put the selected objects to the clipboard and remove from the source after pasting to the destination.

Copy

Copy

The Copy button allows you to put the selected objects to the clipboard to be copied to the destination when pasting.

Paste

Paste

The Paste button should be used to add the objects that are currently available from the clipboard to the selected location.

Layout Ribbon Group

The Layout Ribbon group should be used for a quick switch between saved windows layouts or reset one of them to defaults. Clicking the glyph of this group opens the Layout preference page where it is possible to manage stored layouts or create a new one.

Layout Chooser

Layout Chooser

The Layout Chooser is represented by a drop-down list filled with available window layouts. You can choose one of the existing layouts to apply it or input a name for a new layout to be saved.

Reset Layout

Reset Layout

The Reset Layout action saves the currently chosen layout resetting it to the default one.

Show Ribbon Group

The Show Ribbon group should be used for managing the MSI Package Builder dock views and hiding panels.

Projects

Projects

Shows or hides the Projects view. The Projects view is designed to display a set of currently opened MSI Package Builder projects.

Application Log

Application Log

Shows or hides the Application Log view. The Application Log view shows information on the events taking place during the application execution. Most of them are operations results.

Operation Management

Operation Management

Shows or hides the Operation Management view. The Operation Management view shows detailed progress of each operation currently performed and allows canceling some or all running operations.

Skins Ribbon Group

The Skins Ribbon group provides you with an option of quick changing of the application skins.

Skin Chooser

Skin Chooser

The Skin Chooser is a drop-down button that should be used to select the skin from the available skins to be applied to the application. The currently active skin is the checked one.

Feedback Ribbon Group

You can use the Feedback Ribbon group to send EMCO Software a request for a new feature you are missing in MSI Package Builder or to report on problems you faced while working with the application.

Suggest a Feature

Suggest a Feature

The Suggest a Feature button from the Feedback Ribbon group should be used to suggest a functionality you would like to see in the next versions of MSI Package Builder.

Report a Problem

Report a Problem

The Report a Problem button from the Feedback Ribbon group should be used for reporting the problem you faced while working with MSI Package Builder.

Information Ribbon Group

The Information Ribbon group has a range of useful actions to manage licensing issues, get help or information you may require.

Enter License Code

Enter License Code

The Enter License Code action should be used to enter the license code you received from EMCO to activate MSI Package Builder.

Buy Now

Buy Now

The Buy Now button is only visible if MSI Package Builder is not activated. It provides you with a quick access to the EMCO web store.

Contact Support

Contact Support

The Contact Support button should be used to get efficient technical assistance from EMCO Software support team.

EMCO on the Web

EMCO on the Web

The EMCO on the Web button provides you with a short-cut to the EMCO website.

About

About

It opens the About dialog to review the MSI Package Builder information, licensing information and the End-User License Agreement.