Menu Bar and Options

 

 

The Menu Bar gives you a variety of choices: File, Edit, Prints/Prices, Bibliography, Lexicon, Directory, Catalogue, Advertisers, Window, and Help.  Single clicking accesses that specific choice.

 

FILE.  Clicking on File gives you the choice of 

Print

Clear Select List  and Print Selected Items (detailed in the Special/Standard Features of the Help File under Printing), 

 

Send Feedback (explained in the same section under Sending Feedback on Specific Entries), 

 

Options (where you can change the date display), and 

 

Logoff, which enables you to logout entirely.

 

EDIT.  This choice enables you to Copy Selected to Clipboard, explained in the Special/Standard Features of the Help File.

 

PRINTS/PRICES.  

Search By Artist/Title.  This allows the user to search for items by Artist and then Title.  Please see the explanation in the Searching section of the Help File.

Search By Artist/Catalogue #.  This enables the user to search for items by Artist and Catalogue number.  Please see the explanation in the Searching section of the Help File.

View All Entries.  Choosing this option brings up every artwork in the database.  This is fully explained in the Searching section of the Help File.

Filter the Data (Boolean Search).  Using parameters (high and low values) one can find items that meet specific criteria.  Again, please refer to the Searching section of the Help File.

Reset Boolean Search.  Enables you to "empty" your parameters from the Boolean window ("Clearing a Filter") without having to close out the window and bring it up again.

Sort Current Window.  You can alter the sort order you wish the data displayed by using this function.  Please see this topic under Special/Standard Features.

Free Text Search.  Using the "every word is indexed" concept, one is able to look for key words to find certain items.  The Searching section of the Help File details this function.

View Favorite Artists.  The user can make a list of artists frequently visited by using this function, which is explained in detail in the Special/Standard Features section of the Help File.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY.  The three choices under this category (General References, Monographs and Catalogues, and Reference Abbreviations by Artist (index to catalogues)) are explained in the Bibliography section of the Help File.

 

LEXICON.  The six choices under this category (English-French, English-German, French-English, French-German, German-English, and German-French) are explained in the Lexicon section of the Help File.

 

DIRECTORY.  The complete functions of the Directory are detailed under the section entitled Directory in the Help File.

 

CATALOGUE.  Gordon's Catalogue is accessed here.

 

ADVERTISERS.  Every ad is listed here.  Please access that section of the Help File for more detail.

 

WINDOW.  

Jump to Artist Select.  Clicking on this choice takes you immediately to the Artist List Box.

Create New Artist/Title Window

Create New Artist/Cat # Window

Tile.  Enables you to tile two or more windows.  This is especially helpful when used in conjunction with the "Dynamic", or automatically updating, windows.

Cascade.  Enables you to cascade an unlimited number of windows.

 

HELP.

Contents.  Where you are now.

Gordon's On The Web.  This is a link to the Gordon's Art website.

About.  The people who helped bring you this database.