GUI Preferences Dialog Box

Edit window fonts and colors and specify key sequences for menu items.


Options > GUI Preferences...


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Fonts and Colors

Click the Change buttons to select fonts for general, Memory, Source and Console windows. To change the standard or the enhanced foreground color, click the colored rectangle. A dialog box opens where you can select a new color.

Window Settings

Check Bring debugger to front when execution stops to automatically raise the debugger window to the top when the program execution stops.

Click Console Window and check Wrap Console Text to wrap the text lines in the Console window.

Click Assembler Window to customize the behavior of the Assembler window: You can choose to raise the window to the top when no source code is available or also when source code is available, or you can choose not to raise the window to the top at all.


The Keys page displays a list of all defined key sequences, and their related commands. You can filter the list by entering a string into the filter field. The list displays only commands that contain the string you entered.

Determine the scheme the key sequences shall follow by selecting an item from the drop-down menu in the Scheme field.

Select a command to edit it.

To copy a command, click Copy Command.

To remove the key sequence from a command, click Unbind Command.

To restore the key sequences, click Restore Command.

Edit the command description in the Description field.

Edit the actual key sequence in the Binding field.

Determine when the key sequence shall be applied by selecting an item from the drop-down menu in the When field.

The Keys page also displays conflicting commands.

Restore Defaults

To restore colors, window settings, or keys to the default settings, click the Restore Defaults button.


To apply changes without closing the dialog box, click the Apply button.


To close the dialog box without applying changes, click the Cancel button.


To apply setting changes and close the dialog box, click the OK button.

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