Tedds ribbon groups (Tedds for Word only)

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2022
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Tedds ribbon groups (Tedds for Word only)

Tedds for Word uses ribbon groups and associated command buttons to provide a single-click access to many functions. The following table presents the different Tedds ribbon groups and the buttons that they include.

Note:

The following only applies to Tedds for Word.

Library group

The Library group contains a button that allows you to launch Library Access System.

Library group
Button Action Further information

Launch the Tedds Library Access System

launches the Library Access System, so that you can browse the Tedds library of calculations and engineering data.

Calculate group

The Calculate group contains buttons that allow you to perform calculations within the document. See the buttons included of the Calculate group in the following table:

Calculate group
Button Action Further information

All

calculates all calculations in the current document.

Calculate results

Expression

calculates all calculations within the current paragraph or expression.

Calc Section

calculates all calculations within the current calc section.

Start to Here

calculates all calculations from the beginning of the document to the current insertion point position.

Here to End

calculates all calculations from the current insertion point position to the end of the document.

Selection

calculates all calculations in the highlighted part of the document.

Recalc Selection

recalculates the calculations in the part of the document that was highlighted last time that you calculated a selection.

Note:

You do not need to highlight the previously selected area again. Tedds for Word always remembers the scope of the last calculation.

Header group

The Header group contains a button that allows you to modify the information and layout of the page header.

Header group
Button Action Further information

Edit

opens a dialog box that allows you to modify the text in the document header.

Modify the header or footer of a calculation template

Calc Section group

The Calc Section group contains buttons that allow you to manage calc sections within the document.

Calc Section group
Button Action Further information

Insert

adds a new calc section into your calculations.

Calc sections

Edit

allows you to modify the title of the current calc section.

Cut

allows you to cut a calc section and paste it elsewhere.

Delete

deletes the current calc section, including its variables.

Copy

allows you to copy a calc section and its variables to the clipboard and paste it elsewhere.

Go To

moves the insertion point to the start of the next or previous calc section within your document.

Tip:

To change the direction, click the arrow next to the Go To button.

Paste

pastes a calc section, including its variables, from the clipboard into your calculations.

Show/Hide group

The Show/Hide group contains check boxes that allow you to modify the display of the document.

Show/Hide group
Check box Action Further information
Show field codes

displays or hides the results, and the formatting options that have been used to generate the results.

None
Show hidden calcs

displays or hides any calculations in your document that have been defined using one of the Hidden paragraph styles.

Find errors
Show expression delimiters

displays or hides any semicolons in your document, whether they separate calculations from one another or not.

Show or hide semicolons

Font group

The Font group contains buttons that allow you to change the font used in the text.

Font group
Button Action Further information
Greek text

If you have highlighted a piece of text, the button changes the highlighted text to Greek characters.

If no text is highlighted, the button varies switches between typing in Greek and Roman characters.

Expression text format
Superscript

If you have highlighted a piece of text, the button changes the highlighted text to superscript.

If no text is highlighted, the button switches between typing in normal and superscript fonts.

Subscript

If you have highlighted a piece of text, the button changes the highlighted text to superscript.

If no text is highlighter, the button switches between typing in normal and subscript fonts.

Insert group

The Insert group contains buttons that allow you to insert fields, symbols, characters, and unit into the document.

Insert group
Button Action Further information

Tedds field

adds a desired type of Tedds field at the current position in the document.

Creates a link for full data transfer between Tedds for Word and Excel.

Enhancing Tedds for Word calculations with Tedds fields
Insert user interface

allows you to create your own input interfaces.

Interface Designer
Insert multiplication symbol

adds a multiplication symbol at the current position in the document.

None
Insert square root symbol

adds a square root symbol at the current position in the document.

Equals not calculated

adds an equals symbol that Tedds for Word will ignore while calculating.

Lowercase Greek letters

allows you to add lowercase Greek characters in the document.

Expression text format
Uppercase Greek letters

Allows you to add uppercase Greek characters in the document.


SI/US Units

Allows you to quickly access and add all the SI or US units that Tedds for Word contains, depending on your locale. The unit that you select will be inserted at the current position in the document.

Units

Tools group

The Tools group contains buttons for accessing various Tedds tools, including the Variables dialog box, Tedds options, and Progress Log

Tools group
Button Action Further information
Variables

displays all variables in the current document.

Tip:

Clicking the arrow next to the button displays a menu that allows you to copy, paste or delete variables.

Use variables
Locale

displays a list of different locales, and allows you to access calculations and data of a particular locale.

Note:
  • Depending on your licence and location, you may have one or several locales installed by default. Calculations and data for other locales is available at additional cost. If you only have one locale installed, the Locale button is not active.

  • The appearance of the locale button varies slightly depending on the locale that you are using.

None
Show Progress log

switches between showing and hiding the Progress Log. The Progress Log summarizes important calculation steps and output results when a document is calculated.

None
Help

displays a menu that allows you to access Tedds help and documentation.

None
Go to Next/Previous Error

finds the next or previous visible error in your document and moves the insertion point to that position.

Find errors
More

Displays the following menu providing access to:

  • Launch the Tedds Sketch viewer

    launches Sketch Viewer, so that you can import pictures, and place them at appropriate points within your calculations.

  • Import Tedds document
  • allows you to import the contents of a Tedds document into a Tedds for Word document.
  • Duplicate document

    allows you to copy document output, variables and header properties into another document.

  • Unlink document

    changes the AutoText fields in the document header to normal text.

    This button can be useful if you want to send a document to someone who does not have Tedds for Word installed.

  • Unlink fields

    displays the actual calculations of a document, instead of a single field replacing automated calculations.

    This button can be useful if you want to send a document to someone who does not have Tedds for Word installed.
    Note: If you use automated calculations, they may contain other nested automated calculations. In such cases, you will have to click Unlink fields several times in order to unlink the field around each automated calculation.
  • Remove Tedds field results

    removes field results from the document.

  • Remove linked paragraph styles

    removes linked paragraph styles from the document.

  • Tedds options

    allows you to adjust Tedds for Word options.

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