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Simple Mode

Being in Simple Mode does two things:

1) Hides the "script editor" portion of Hurricane and "greys-out" many of the Hurricane editing features.

2) Will only display scripts that are placed in the "SCRIPTS-SIMPLE" directory.

(Please note, once you are in "Simple Mode", you are NOT locked in... You are free to go in and out of simple mode, using the Admin Tool)

As you'll notice in this screenshot, Hurricanes script editor is replaced by a script selector.

Why would anyone want this??

This feature was requested by a CAD Manager/System Administrator who wanted to ensure that some users didn't edit the scripts, but only used completed, tried and tested scripts.

You may want to check out Hurricanes TAG features, used in conjuntion with the META Commands, to truly understand the benefit of "Simple Mode", as it allows you to created a script that is generic, or self-adjusting, based on the drawings it is run upon.

For more information on administering "Simple Mode", please click on What is the Admin Tool?

You can also "push" a user into SIMPLE-MODE by setting their local PC's Registry setting value:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\HurricanePowerTool\Startup\SimpleMode to "1".

You can also "push" the default directory displayed to being the normal "/SCRIPTS/" directory by setting the
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\HurricanePowerTool\Startup\SimpleScriptPathOverride to "1".

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