Project Options Dialog Box

Set miscellaneous project options using the Project Options dialog box.

Lock down various default format settings using the Project Options dialog box.

To open the Project Options dialog box, select Options --> Project Options from the Work Window menu bar.

The Project Options dialog box includes three tabs:

The advanced options on the Project Options dialog box, on the Advanced tab, are recommended for use only by advanced SiteSpinner® Pro users.

By default, the settings do not affect existing objects. To apply settings to existing objects in the project click the Apply to all objects button.

 Here are the General tab fields and controls, which apply to the desktop layout (use the Mobile tab to set similar options for the mobile layout).

Control/Field Description
Publish Format Click the radio button corresponding to the type of file format you want for your published project. Choose either HTML or SVG. For more information, see Publish Formats.
Default Image Format Choose a format in which to re-render imported image files and to render line drawings (rectangles, ellipses, etc.) upon publishing your project. Click to select a radio button corresponding to the desired image format. For more information, see Rendering and Re-Rendering.
User Picture’s Format Recommended. Click to checkmark to re-render imported image files and to render line drawings (rectangle, ellipse, etc.)
Include Background Click to checkmark to render the backgrounds of re-rendered objects along with the objects themselves. This will generate a bitmap that includes the object’s geometry and anything that is behind it. For more information, see Render Background.
Blend Edges Available only with GIF image format. Click this checkbox to blend the edges of the object with background objects.
Size Available only with JPG image format. Click to drag the slider control to the right to reduce compression and increase image quality and file size or to the left to increase compression and reduce image quality and file size. The default setting is 75.
Apply to All Objects Click this checkmark to apply your selections to all rendered objects in the project. For example, if you created a geometry or imported any images on any of your pages, all published geometry and images will use the new format.
Project Number Optional. If for some reason you do not want to accept the default project number (recommended), select a new project number from the drop-down menu, or enter a number in the box. For more information, see Project Numbers.
Target Resolution Click a radio button corresponding to your desired target resolution for your published project. Choose 640 x 480, 800 x 600 (default), 1024 x 768, or a custom resolution. For more information, see Target Resolution Guide Border.
Layout Select the type of layout you want - desktop, mobile, or dual.
When Using Combined Media For dual layouts, specify how you want image scaling to be handled.
Restore Defaults Resets all values on this tab to their default values.
OK Click to accept the current settings and exit the dialog box.
Cancel Click to cancel the operation and close the dialog box.
Apply Click to accept the current settings, but keep the Project Options dialog box open.
Help Click to open a context-sensitive help topic.
 

 

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