Click the Tools | Project Settings command or click the button to open the Project Settings dialog. The General page sets miscellaneous Didger defaults.
Set miscellaneous project options on the
General page of the Project Settings dialog.
You can set the Page Units to either Inches or Centimeters.
Set the Numeric Display Format from zero to 25 decimal places. This setting affects the number of decimal places in various parts of the program such as the number of decimal places shown in the status bar, in calibration, and in numeric labels. To change the value, highlight the existing value and type a new value. Alternatively, click the to increase or decrease the value.
The Circle Options define how circles are digitized.
The Vertex Offset defines the frequency of the vertex spacing along the perimeter of the circle in degrees. Decreasing the value increases the number of vertices created along the perimeter of the circle. the Vertex Offset ranges from 0.1 to 10. To change the value, highlight the existing value and type a new value. Alternatively, click the to increase or decrease the value.
The Use 3 Point Method defines a drawn circle by clicking on three points. The circle whose perimeter intersects all three points is drawn after the third point is clicked. This option is checked, by default. If this option is unchecked, Didger uses a center-radius method to define the circle. Under this method, the first point clicked defines the center of the circle. The second point clicked defines the radius from the first point. The circle is drawn automatically when the second point is created.
You can set the number of commands to undo in the Undo Levels edit box. The maximum number of undo levels is 25. To change the undo levels, highlight the existing value and type a new value. Alternatively, click the to increase or decrease the value.
The Calculated Display Units for Length and Area control the display units of the area and length calculations shown in the Data Manager, the Property Manager, and in the report.
Check the box next to Export in Display Coordinates to export an image in the display coordinates of the current project.
An update is a free newer version of the program. Updates include corrections to problems that have been found. Check the Allow check for updates box to allow Golden Software to periodically check for program updates. Additionally, if a crash occurs while the program is running, a check for update will occur the next time the program is started.
An announcement is a message from Golden Software regarding changes made to Didger. It is highly recommend that you have the Allow check for announcements option checked. No information is transferred to Golden Software with this option.