Editor FAQ
A list of popular Editor questions
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Written by Jamie Gutierrez
Updated over a week ago

Is there a Quick Reference Guide?

Check out the project/template 'A Getting Started Guide', it's super helpful. You'll find it in the Project Templates folder, or create a new project and select this project as a template. There is also the 'Editor Walk Through' project on the Definition Center in the Samples folder.

Do keyboard shortcuts work in Editor?

Of course. See the Keyboard Shortcuts article for details.

What if I forgot my password?

Just head over to the Definition Center URL login page in a browser and select 'Forgot Password'

I've been given an iDoc of a prototype. How do I import it?

This article shows you how to import or export an iDoc

My iDoc is not importing into the Definition Center.

Make sure you select a project folder on the left hand side first, before you select 'More Actions' > Import iDoc. This article should help.

Where are the iPhone widgets?

After you created a project in Editor, just select the 'Widgets' tab and change the default in the dropdown to iOS SimKit.

Can I add my own custom widgets?

Yes you can. Learn more with the Creating Widget Libraries tutorial.

How do I delete in Editor?

Select the widget/action you want to delete. Hit the delete key on the keyboard, or select and right-click the widget > Delete.

How do I add a Hotspot/Action in Editor?

Select the widgets you want to add a hotspot/action to. Right-click > Insert Hotspot / Add Action

How do I find my project in Definition Center?

  1. Search for the title in the 'Search for a project' box

  2. Click on your name in the top right hand corner. In the drop-down menu, select 'My Profile' and then 'Shared Projects' tab

  3. Select the 'My Projects' tab and then 'Projects I Edit' in the top left

How do I zoom?

Use the - 100% + buttons in the footer or keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+Alt+[+/-] (Win) or Cmd+Ctrl+[+/-] (Mac).

How can I link a page to an outside website, like www.irise.com?

From the link action, select the 'Link to Website' option.

Can I pass data from one page to another?

Yes you can. Take a look at the article Using Variables for more information on how this is done.

Can I copy a page/screen from one project to another?

Yes, you can make pages/screens and projects available across all projects. You can copy a screen with a simple right-click on the screen > Copy to another project. You can also make pages/screens/widgets available to all projects using libraries and templates. You can also copy/paste widgets and actions.

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