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Various terms are used for the UI elements. This manual uses common expressions in compliance with the Microsoft Manual of Style. Some of the terms are combined if they do not need to be distinguished for the operation of RFEM.
The following table explains frequently used terms.
Commands and functions below the title bar
Shortcut menu that appears when right-clicking an object
Collection of buttons below the menu bar
Window opened in the main window for entering data
Large dialog boxes are divided into several tabs.
Elements in a dialog box that belong together logically
Click a button to start an action (e.g. opening a dialog box or changing data).
Field for entering text or numerical values
Two tiny buttons next to a text box
List box, combo box
Options for text boxes
Yes/No decision by selecting or clearing the check box
Only one of the options can be selected