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Main Menu and Application Toolbar

The Application Toolbar contains buttons for most commonly used actions and settings.

Here is the list of the most important menu commands:


New (Ctrl+N)
Opens a new project.
Open (Ctrl+O)
Opens an existing project.
Open Example
Opens an existing example project.
Open Tutorial
Opens an existing tutorial project.
Save (Ctrl+S)
Saves the current project.
Save As
Saves the current project in a specified location.
Connect to Remote Executor
Opens a window that provides connection with a remote Adaptive Vision Executor, allowing application deployment of the current project. See also Remote Executor for details.
Export to Runtime Executable
Exports the current project to an executable file which can be run (but not edited) with Adaptive Vision Executor.
Generate C++ Code
Creates a C++ program for the currently opened Adaptive Vision program. See also C++ Code Generator for details.
Generate .NET Macrofilter Interface
Generates a .NET assembly which provides the chosen macrofilters as class methods. Generated assembly may be referenced in managed languages: C# or Visual Basic .NET. See .NET Macrofilter Interface Generator for more information.


Undo (Ctrl+Z)
Reverts the last performed operation.
Redo (Ctrl+Y)
Re-performs the operation reverted with Undo command.
Rename Current Macrofilter (F2)
Renames current macrofilter.
Remove HMI
Unbinds HMI from the current project and clears all the HMI controls.


Startup Program (combo box)
Selects a macrofilter from which the execution process will start.
Run (F5)
Executes the program until all iterations are finished or until the user presses Pause or Stop buttons.
Iterate (F6)
Executes the program to the end of a single iteration. See also Execution Process for more information about iterations.
Pause (Ctrl+Alt+Pause)
Suspends the current program execution immediately after the last invoked filter(tool) is finished.
Stop (Shift+F5)
Stops the program immediately after the last invoked filter is finished.
Iterate Back (Shift+F6)
Executes the program to the end of a single iteration, reversing direction of enumerating filters.
Iterate Current Macrofilter (Ctrl+F10)
Executes the current program to the end of the currently selected macrofilter (which acts like a breakpoint location).
Step Over (F10)
Executes the next single instance of a filter or a macrofilter, without entering into the macrofilter.
Step Into (F11)
Executes the next single filter instance. If it is an instance of a macrofilter it enters inside of it.
Step Out (Shift+F11)
Executes all filters till the end of the current macrofilter, and exits to the parent macrofilter.
Run with Adaptive Vision Executor(Ctrl+F5)
Executes the program using Adaptive Vision Executor application installed on the local machine.
Program Statistics
Shows information about execution time of each filter in the selected macrofilter.
Execution Settings
Opens settings for program execution.


Program Editor
Switches the Program Editor window visibility.
Filter Catalog
Switches the Filter Catalog window visibility.
Switches the Console window visibility.
Filter Properties
Switches the Filter Properties window visibility.
Project Explorer
Switches the Project Explorer window visibility.
HMI Controls
Switches the HMI Controls window visibility.
Switches the Toolbox window visibility.
HMI Designer
Switches the HMI Designer window visibility. See Designing HMI for details.
Switches the Hints window visibility.
Dock Open Windows
Docks all undocked data preview windows.
Program Display: Minimal
Switches Program Editor into a mode where no inputs or outputs are displayed, and connections are created by selecting data sources in the Properties window.
Program Display: Compact
Switches Program Editor into a mode where primary inputs and outputs are visible and can be connected in a visual way.
Program Display: Full
Switches Program Editor into a mode where all inputs and outputs are visible together with input values preview on the editor's margin.
1x1 Preview
Arranges data previews in a single tabbed window.
2x2 Preview
Arranges data previews in the 2 x 2 layout.
Arrange Horizontally
Arranges data previews horizontally.
Arrange Vertically
Arranges data previews vertically.
User-defined Preview Layout 1
Activates the first preview layout defined by the user.
User-defined Preview Layout 2
Activates the second preview layout defined by the user.
User-defined Preview Layout 3
Activates the third preview layout defined by the user.
Auto Preview Layout
Activates a preview layout which will be automatically filled in accordance with the currently selected filter.
HMI Design Layout
Activates a preview layout containing only the HMI window.


Check Project for Issues
Checks if current project has any issues.
Manage GenICam Devices
Opens a manager for enumerating and configuring GenICam/GenTL compatible cameras.
Manage GigE Vision Devices
Opens a manager for enumerating and configuring GigE Vision compatible cameras.
Macrofilters Preview Generator
Saves a graphical overview of selected macrofilters.
Update External Data File
Allows to manually update *.avdata files referenced by the current project and generated by Adaptive Vision Studio 2.5 and earlier.
Edit HMI User Credentials File
Opens a window which allows to configure the credentials of password-protected HMI. See Protecting HMI with a Password for details.
Opens a window which allows to customize the settings of Adaptive Vision Studio.


View Help (F1)
Opens up the documentation of Adaptive Vision Studio.
Message to Support
Sends an e-mail to support with attached Adaptive Vision Studio screenshot, log and optional user supplied message.
Download Remote Support Client
Downloads TeamViewer application that allows for remote support.
License Manager
Allows to view and manage available licenses for Adaptive Vision products.
Check for Updates
Checks if there is newer version of Adaptive Vision Studio.
About Adaptive Vision Studio
Displays information about your copy of Adaptive Vision Studio, e.g. the application version, loaded assemblies and plugins.
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