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Application button

Application button

The Application menu is the main menu of EventIDE, which contains the commands related to the entire application, such as Preferences, License Manager, AddIns Manager etc. The Application menu is accessible via the Application button at the top left corner of the application.


Application menu

Application menu

Application Menu allows users the following:
  • Save current experiment ("Save" or "Save as" options)
  • Open an existing experiment ("Open" or "Open Recent" options)
  • Create the new experiment
  • Open demo experiments
  • Change application preferences
  • Enable gamma correction of the monitor
  • Access Help
  • Enable and disable AddIns
  • Manage license
  • Check for updates
  • Quit the application

Open Recent files

This menu item allows to open a recently accessed file by picking it from the list. It is also possible to pin the file to this panel.

New Experiment

This menu item allows either to create a blank experiment or select an experiment template.


This menu item gives access to built-in experiment gallery as well as the online experiment gallery.


NameDescriptionDefault settings
Cleanup Period (days)All the data collected with EventIDE is automatically stored and can be accessed through Run History. The cleanup period is the time period when the application gives notifications to delete all run history and associated data to prevent low disk space.30 days
Open last file on startupIf "true" is selected, the application will automatically load the most recently edited experiment at startup. True
Checking for updates:Defines the period of auto-checks for application updates. Once a week
Notify on runtime errorsIf "true" is selected the application gives a notification after non-critical run-time errors and warnings. True
Monitor selection
Stimulus screen Defines the monitor for stimulus presentationAuto selection
Status screenDefines the monitor for the EventIDE status screen.Auto selection
Code editor
Code AnalysisDefines whether the automatic code analysis in enabled in the code editor. The code analysis generates warnings on detected errors, right while you type code. Disabling the code analysis may increase the GUI performance on slow PCs.True
FontDefines the font in the code editors.Default font
BackgroundDefines the background color in the code editorsWhite
Text ColorDefines the text color in the code editors.Black
GUI settings
GUI AnimationTurns off to get better performance on slow PCs. True.
Auto-expanding layersDefine whether the event sub-layers are automatically expanded in the quick navigation bar, after the parent event is selected in the event panel. False
Relevant properties filterDefines the filtering mode for the property panel. If the filter is on, only the relevant properties of objects are shown in the first selection. If the filter is off, all the properties are shown, which can result in slower GUI performance during the selection of the properties.True



This menu contains the link to
  • the online wiki(F1), where you can get information about panels, element, snippets and other program concepts
  • program visit card, where you can see current version number, appearing after click on About button.

AddIns Manager



See Also

Main menu
  Name Size
- Application button.png 44.08 KB
- Application menu -1.png 59.01 KB
- Application menu.png 182.63 KB
- Open Recent.png 76.34 KB

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