Top Toolbar

Now you can use smaller screen devices and still have access to all of your data.

The top toolbar optimizes Parashara’s Light for touch screen use, including on smart phones and tablets, because the bigger buttons are easier to press on touch screen devices.

It gives access to key options (through the wrench and screwdriver button on the far left), faster navigation between worksheets through categorizing worksheets by type (birth, solar return, compatibility, transits, Krishnamurti, and those marked as favorite), access to reports, access to recently viewed worksheets, and a simple way to close charts.

top toolbar

The Screen Options button: Want to use Parashara’s Light on a small tablet /screen?

Open the Screen Options menu by going to the Options top drop down menu and selecting Screen Size Options OR by going to the wrench and screwdriver button on the top toolbar and clicking on the Screen button in the sub menu.

Now you can use smaller screen devices and still have access to all of your data.

The top toolbar optimizes Parashara’s Light for touch screen use, including on smart phones and tablets, because the bigger buttons are easier to press on touch screen devices.

It gives access to key options (through the wrench and screwdriver button on the far left), faster navigation between worksheets through categorizing worksheets by type (birth, solar return, compatibility, transits, Krishnamurti, and those marked as favorite), access to reports, access to recently viewed worksheets, and a simple way to close charts.

Wrench And Screwdriver Menu

If the top toolbar and change time tool icons are too big / taking up too much room on the screen, select Medium or Small from the icon drop down menus on the right. You must close the program and reopen it for that change to take effect.

If charts are too small, choose a different layout in the drop down menu on the left. The ‘single cell’ option is a great choice for small phones. 3 columns by 2 rows works well for large phones and equivalently sized tablets.

If the bar with the native’s name and birth data and tabs just above the worksheet are taking up too much room, un-check them on the left. If you decide to un-check them but still want to see the native’s name and birth information, select Name and Birth data on the right side and this information will appear as part of the top toolbar.

If your tablet or phone has a narrow screen and the top toolbar doesn’t fit properly, select the Compact navigation checkbox on the right. This will condense the top toolbar. You will loose the option of navigating to specific worksheets, but will be able to select the main categories of worksheets, such birth, compatibility, transits, etc. and get to the first worksheet of that section.

Adjust the DPI to match that of your tablet or notebook in the drop down menu just below Layout.

Screen Options Menu

The top toolbar looks like this.

How to use each button:

From left to right the functions are:

  1. The wrench and screwdriver button sub-menu gives access to the following settings and tools: the worksheet properties menu, screen options menu, language options, Cancel (closes the menu), the system tab in the user preferences menu, the font tab in the user preferences menu, the chart tab in the user preferences menu, the color coding tab in the user preferences menu, the calculation tab in the user preferences menu, the dashas tab in the user preferences menu, add the change time tool to the worksheet, and add the change location tool to the worksheet.
  2. The infant silhouette button is a menu of worksheets related to the basic birth chart, birth time, birth time rectification, and divisional charts.
  3. The Sun button is a menu of solar return related worksheets.
  4. The two hearts button is a menu of compatibility related worksheets.
  5. The circular arrows in front of a chart button is a menu of transit related worksheets.
  6. The KP button is a menu of worksheets using the Krishnamurti system.
  7. The chart with a dialog bubble button is a menu of reports.
  8. The star button is a menu of worksheets you’ve marked as favorite.
  9. The circle of arrows with the numbers 1 and 2 button gives a short menu of recently viewed worksheets.
  10. The red box with white X button closes the chart you are currently viewing.

The wrench and screwdriver sub-menu looks like this:

 

Wrench And Screwdriver Menu.

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