Editing Icons

The Edit Icons dialog box allows you to add, remove and set default icons for the DC, Factory, Customer and Supplier objects of your supply chain scenarios.

To open Edit Icons dialog box

  1. Choose Settings > Edit Icons... from the main menu.

The dialog box comprises the following areas:

  1. Object type tabs - each tab contains icons defined for the corresponding type of object (DC, Factory, Customer, Supplier).
  2. Available icons (per tab) - the default and user-defined icons that are available to be set for a certain object of the corresponding type (in the ALX tables). GFA experiment allows setting new icon for the DCs that it provides in its results.

    Note: The used by default icon (each object type has a default icon) has permanent black selection.

  3. Set of controls - use the controls to manage the icons.

To create a new icon

  1. Choose Settings > Edit Icons... from the main menu. The Edit Icons dialog box will open.
  2. Click the required object type tab. You will see the icons that are currently available for this object.
  3. Click Add to open the icon editor, allowing you to define its color by doing either of the following:
  4. Click OK. The new icon with the selected color will be added to the tab list of the currently available icons. You can now set it either as a default icon for this object type or a custom icon for any object if this type.

To set a default icon

  1. Choose Settings > Edit Icons... from the main menu. The Edit Icons dialog box will open.
  2. Click the required object type tab.
  3. Select the required icon (or create if needed) and click Set default. The selected icon will be assigned only to new objects of this type. The previously created objects of this type will keep their original icons.
  4. Click OK to close the Edit Icons dialog box.
To remove an icon
  1. Choose Settings > Edit Icons... from the main menu. The Edit Icons dialog box will open.
  2. Click the required object type tab.
  3. Select the required icon and click Remove.
  4. Click OK to close the Edit Icons dialog box.
Note: The default icon cannot be removed. You must specify the new default icon prior to deleting the current icon.


 

Related topics

Setting custom icons