A Layout is just a specific arrangement of views, and their settings. Think of it as a snapshot of what you see at any particular moment.
theWord comes with a predefined set of layouts that you can access from the menu View->Layout->Predefined Layouts or from the layout icon () that can be found on View options toolbar.
To access one of the predefined layouts use the View menu.
Save and restore your own layouts
You can use the same menu to Save, Rename and Delete a layout.
To save a new layout you can just click on:
Recalling/applying a layout
To recall/apply a layout you just simply click on it's name from the menu:
The last layout you applied is indicated in bold in the menu (check the red rectangle in the above image).
What is saved within the context of a layout?
A layout saves all the views and their individual settings. This includes:
Notice that global settings (such as the main window position and size, Global Preferences under the File->Preferences dialog, etc) are not included in a layout.
Where are the layouts saved?
User layouts (the ones you create) are saved in the file my.lyts.twm which can be found in the Personal files folder location. Predefined layouts are stored in the file default.layouts.twm under the Misc folder. Read more on files and locations.
©2003-2012 Costas Stergiou
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