Menu and Tab Commands

The ribbon contains the commands that allow you to add, edit, and control the objects on the plot window page.


Plot Document Commands

When viewing a plot document the main ribbon tab commands are available:


Open and save files, import or export data, print, and set options and defaults


Contains common editing, selection, feature, grid, and map commands


Set page display, and arrange or position maps and objects in the plot document


Draw features and perform geoprocessing


Perform grid operations

Map Tools

Add map layers, and edit or analyze maps and map layers


Controls the display of toolbars, status bar, rulers, grids, and managers, resets window positions, tracks cursor between map and worksheet, and controls the zoom level of the plot


Worksheet Commands

The primary commands when viewing a worksheet window are located on the Data tab. However, many of the File menu and Grid tab commands are also available when viewing a worksheet window, and a few of the Home and View tab commands are available as well:


Contains commands to sort data, filter data, compute statistics, assign projection, reproject data, and calculate mathematical transformations


Grid Editor Commands

The primary commands when viewing a grid in the grid editor are located on the Grid Editor tab:

Grid Editor

Contains commands to open, edit, and save grids


The Application/Document Control menu commands control the size and position of the application window or the document window.