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EasyDesktop preferences - Flying Dutchman - 12-19-2020

Exclamation Launch EasyDesktop at Windows Startup
This will allow you have EasyDesktop start automatically each time you logon to the computer. This option is user specific, so certain users on the system can use EasyDesktop if they wish.

Load EasyDesktop minimized
This option will cause EasyDesktop to launch minimized.

Minimize when launching menu items
With this option enabled EasyDesktop will minimize every time a menu button is launched.

Enable <PAUSE> hot key
This option will let you enable and disable the <PAUSE> hot key. When this option is enabled pressing the <PAUSE> key will bring the EasyDesktop program to the front no matter what program you are in.

Exclamation EasyDesktop Hot Corner (top left) Function
EasyDesktop has a hot corner function when you move and hold your mouse pointer at the top left of the screen. This option let's you select what happens when you activate the hot corner. The hot corner can also be "Disabled". 

Hot corner activation delay
This option will allow you to adjust how fast the hot corner will react to the mouse pointer. You can increase the delay if you are accidentally activating it.

Exclamation Enable <PRINT SCREEN> function
This setting will let you turn on and off the print screen function. The print screen function will load the screen image into "Paint 3D" when you press the <PRT SCR> key on your keyboard. Disable this option if you are using other third party screen-shot programs.

Exclamation Enable special character menu in tray
This option lets you turn on and off the special character menu. The special character menu appears when you click on the little blue box with the letter "a", in the tray area of your screen. The special character menu works like this: if you are typing and wish to insert a special character that is not accessible via the keyboard, you simply activate the special character menu and select the character that you want. It will be inserted where you left off typing.

Center EasyDesktop window at startup
This option will make the EasyDesktop screen center on your screen at startup. Note, that this option will only have an effect when EasyDesktop is not running full-screen.

Web mail address
If you use a web based email system instead of an email client enter the URL for you email system here. This will override the default function of the "Mail" toolbar button and open this URL.

Web button override
This option will let you override the default action of the "Web" toolbar button. Normally the "Web" button will launch the default web browser.

Startup menu page
This lets you specify the menu page that will be displayed when EasyDesktop loads. The "Remember last" option restore the page from the previous EasyDesktop session. Please note that if you specify a password protected page, the password will be ignored and the page will be displayed at startup. 

Macro Start Delay
This option sets the delay time before a macro is started, when launching a menu item. If your macro command are starting too quickly after a menu item is launched, try increasing the delay time. 

Power toolbar button behavior
This option will let you configure what happens when you press the "Power" toolbar button.

Enable shut down/restart delay
This option enables or disables the countdown when you use EasyDesktop's shut down or restart option, allowing you to cancel the request. 

Light border color on main screen
This option will change the dark gray border around the EasyDesktop main window to light gray.

Exclamation Background image instead of page colors
By default EasyDesktop lets you select a background color for each page. With this option enabled you can select a single image as the background for all the pages.

Background image sizing mode
This option sets how the menu background image is scaled.

Exclamation Morning greeting / Afternoon greeting / Evening greeting
These options allow you to enter a custom EasyDesktop greetings for certain times of the day. These greeting appear on the bottom of the main EasyDesktop window. This is a great way to customize EasyDesktop.

Prevent EasyDesktop from unloading
This option will prevent EasyDesktop from unloading when the "Administrator Lock" is activated.

Force full screen / prevent resizing
This option will keep EasyDesktop full screen and prevent the main window from being resized when the "Administrator Lock" is activated.

Enable kiosk mode
This option will hide the toolbar, and replace it with a customizable message when the "Administrator Lock" is activated.

Kiosk message
This is the message that appears at the top of the screen when EasyDesktop is in kiosk mode.