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Table of Contents | Finding Your Way Around | ADempiere Application Menu | Navigating through most windows

 

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The Application Menu appears at the top of most windows in the ADempiere application. The number of menu items varies depending on the type of window currently open. The following list contains all the options:

 

Icon Menu Short Cut Key Description
File
Image:Icon_PrintScreen24.png Print Screen <Print Screen> Prints the current computer screen to the default printer.
Image:Icon_ScreenShot24.png Screen Shot <Shift><Print Screen> Copy the current window to the clipboard.
Image:Report24.png Report <F11> Previews a report based on the current record. See Report for more information.
Image:Icon_Print24.png Print <F12> Prints a predefined report based on the current record. See Printing and Print Preview for more information.
Image:Icon_PrintPreview24.png Print Preview <Alt><Shift><P> Displays a preview of a predefined report based on the current record. See Printing and Print Preview for more information.
Image:Icon_Export24.png Export Export all displayed records to an external spreadsheet (*.xls) file. Not just the current record, but all records in the current window. The number of records can be adjusted by the Lookup function.
Image:Icon_End24.png eXit Window <Alt><X> Close the current window. In the main application window, this will close the application.
Image:Logout24.png Log Out <Alt><Shift><L> Log out of the application and open the log-in screen
Image:Icon_Exit24.png Exit Application <Alt><Shift><X> Exit the application entirely.
Edit
Image:New24.png New Record <F2> Creates a new record. Required fields will have red backgrounds which turn to blue once they are filled.
Image:Icon_Save24.png Save changes <F4> Saves any changes to the current record.
Image:Copy24.png Copy Record <Shift><F2> Creates a copy of the current record. Only the record is copied, not the lower level tabs.
Image:Icon_Delete24.png Delete Record <F3> Deletes the current record.
Image:Icon_DeleteSelection24.gif Delete Selected Records <Ctrl><D> Opens a dialog where a subset of the records can be selected for deletion.
Image:Icon_Undo24.png Undo Changes <Escape> Reverts the changes made and returns the record to the state after the last save.
Image:Icon_Refresh24.png Requery <F5> Requeries the data according to the current search criteria. Useful if changes have been made in other windows.
Image:Icon_Find24.png Lookup Record <F6> Opens the Lookup dialog where search criteria can be defined.
Image:Icon_Lock24.png Image:Icon_LockX24.png Private Record Lock Marks the record as private, preventing other users from viewing or making any changes to the data. See Private Record Lock for more information.
View
Image:Icon_InfoProduct24.png Product Info <Alt><I> Opens the Product Info window which displays availability and pricing for products. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_InfoBPartner24.png Business Partner Info <Alt><Shift> Opens the Business Partner Info dialog which displays key information about business partners. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_InfoAccount24.png Account Info <Ctrl><Alt><I> Opens the Account Info dialog which displays detailed information about account transactions. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_InfoSchedule24.png Schedule Info Opens the Schedule Info dialog which displays detailed information about resource assignments and schedules. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png MRP Info Opens the MRP Info dialog which displays detailed information about Material Resource Planning. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png CRP Info Opens the CRP Info dialog which displays detailed information about Capacity Resource Planning. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png Order Info Opens the Order Info dialog which displays detailed information about Orders. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png Invoice Info Opens the Invoice Info dialog which displays detailed information about Invoices. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png Shipment Info Opens the Shipment Info dialog which displays detailed information about Shipments. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png Payment Info Opens the Payment Info dialog which displays detailed information about Payments. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png Cash Journal Info Opens the Cash Journal Info dialog which displays detailed information about the Cash Journal. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png Resource Info Opens the Resource Info dialog which displays detailed information about Resource Assignments. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png Resource Info Opens the Resource Info dialog which displays detailed information about Resource Assignments. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Info24.png Asset Info Opens the Asset Info dialog which displays detailed information about Asset Utilization. The menu item will appear if the Role permits access to this information.
Image:Icon_Attachment24.png Attachment <F7> Opens the Attachment dialog where notes and files can be "attached" to a record. When attachments are present, the icon changes to Image:Icon_AttachmentX24.png.
Image:Icon_Chat24.png Chat Opens the Chat dialog where time-stamped comments about the record can be maintained.
Image:Icon_History24.png History Records <F9> Opens the History dialog where the change record is displayed. Only applies to records where history tracking is enabled.
Image:Icon_Multi24.png Image:Icon_MultiX24.png Grid Toggle <F8> Toggles the display from a single record form to a spreadsheet view and back.
Go
Image:Icon_First24.png First record <Alt><Page Up> Move to the first record.
Image:Icon_Previous24.png Previous record <Alt><Up> Move to the previous record.
Image:Icon_Next24.png Next record <Alt><Down> Move to the next record.
Image:Icon_Last24.png Last record <Alt><Page Down> Move to the Last record.
Image:Icon_Parent24.png Parent tab <Alt><Left> Move to the previous tab.
Image:Icon_Detail24.png Detail tab <Alt><Left> Move to the next tab.
Image:Icon_ZoomAcross24.png Zoom Across (where used) Zoom to a related record. See Zoom Across for more information.
Image:Icon_Request24.png Check Requests Pops up a selection list where a new request can be created or one of the active requests can be opened. See Requests for more information.
Image:Icon_Archive24.png Archived Documents/Reports Pops up a selection list of archived documents and reports related to the current record. See Archived Documents for more information.
Image:Icon_Home24.png Menu Brings the Main Panel with the menu tree to the front.
Tools
Image:Icon_Calculator24.png Calculator Opens a Calculator Tool that can be used for simple math (+ - * / %) and currency conversion.
Image:Icon_Calendar24.png Calendar Opens a simple Calendar Tool which can be used to find dates and days of the week.
Image:Icon_Edit24.png Editor Opens a Text Editor Tool which can be used to edit text and see the output as HTML.
Image:Icon_Script24.png Script Opens a Script Editor Tool which can be used to edit scripts and see the output as HTML. Available to system administrators only.
Image:Icon_WinSize24.png Set Window Size Opens a Window Size dialog which can be used to set the default window size for all users. Available to system administrators only.
Image:Icon_WorkFlow24.png Active Workflows Opens the Active Worflows window where the active workflows can be managed.
Image:Icon_Preference24.png Preference Opens the Preference window where user preferences can be set and context and error messages can be viewed.
Window
Show all Windows <Ctrl><W> Displays all widows as miniature panels. Click on the desired window to bring it to the top of the desktop.
Close Other Windows Keeps the Main Panel window and the current window open. Closes all other windows.
Close All Windows Closes all windows except the Main Panel window.
<Main Panel> Opens the Main Panel window. The text is in the form user@client.org [app_server{db_server-db_name-db_user}]
<Windows> A list of open windows. Click on one to bring it to the top of the desktop.
Help
Image:Icon_Help24.png Help <F1> Opens a help dialog that displays contextual help for the current window.
Image:Icon_Online24.png Online Opens the Manual page of this wiki.
Image:Icon_EMailSupport24.png EMail to Support Opens the internal EMail dialog with an email already filled with the system and context information. Requires that the internal email is properly configured.
Image:Icon_About24.png About Opens an about splash screen that contains the version info and the main context.


For Developers

The software that creates the window menu can be found in:

  • client/src
    • org.compiere.apps.AMenu.java
    • org.compiere.apps.APanel.java
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