Main explorer view

The visionCATS main window contains at least one tabbed document –the file explorer. All stored data in the software database can be accessed from the file explorer. In many ways, the file explorer works like the Windows Explorer, with a folder structure containing files and subfolders. By default, a “Home” folder is created with some sample files in it.

  • 1 Contents of the current folder:

    • Lists the files in the currently selected folder

    • Aside from the location and name, the File Types and File Status are displayed for each file, as well as other important informations

    • Select a file to display its Preview view

    • Right-click on a file or use the Main Toolbar to access to the available File Actions

    • Double-click to open a file or a folder

    • Drag/drop a file or a folder to move it

  • 2 Navigation:

    • Displays the current folder path

    • Navigate in the folder structure by clicking on items in the folder path

  • 3 History:

    • View the history of opened folders

    • Go back/forward in this history

  • 4 Status bar:

    • See general informations about the file explorer

    • See current filter options and clear them, if any

  • 5 Sort options:

    • Sort the currently displayed items by using different criterias

  • 6 Date filter:

    • Gives an historical view of the displayed items

    • Select a range to see the corresponding items

  • 7 Recent items:

    • Quick access to your recently used files, for each file type

  • 8 Search options:

    • Textual search across file names and sample names + Additional filters on file types and categories

    • Advanced search in notes, remarks and in the whole file explorer