The primary use of Editors is to provide editing capabilities for an element selected in a View. For example:

You can find out more detailed information about the CAST Management Studio Editors in CAST Management Studio - Editors.


Editors are displayed by double clicking an element in a view. In the example below, a dashboard service element in the Services view has been double clicked:

Editors can be stacked in the editing area as shown below:

The item circled in red indicates that there are three further tabs open. Clicking the item will display a "sub-dialog box" in which you can select the relevant editor:

Those in bold font are the editors that are already visible.

Scrolling through available editors

You can use the CTRL+F6 shortcut to scroll through all available editors. Hold down the CTRL key and tap F6 - a dialog box will be displayed showing all available editors. Keep holding the CTRL down and tap F6 to cycle through the editors - release F6 when the required view is highlighted to display the editor.

Closing an editor

To close a view, click the X on the editor's tab:

Saving modifications

Unlike other Windows applications, when a change is made in an editor, no * symbol is displayed in the editor's tab to indicate that a modification requires saving. This is because it is not possible to save individual editors, instead the save process is global. See Save All for more information.

See Also

CAST Management Studio - Editors

CAST Website