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menu. There are items here which allow you to save the current
world, Save World or Save World As..., the current sentences,
or all worlds and sentences in all tabs.
If the ﬁle has never been saved before, a dialog box will appear
giving you the option of naming the ﬁle you are about to create.
If you were to hit the return key, or click the Save button, the ﬁle
would be saved with the default name. You should type in some
other name before hitting the return key or clicking Save. You
should also make sure you are saving the ﬁle where you want it.
Check the directory name at the top of the save dialog box. If
you’re not in the folder where you want to save the ﬁle, navigate
to the right one by clicking on this name.
You may have noticed that there is another save command on
the File menu. depending on which panel is active, this reads Save
Sentences or Save World, and is equivalent to the corresponding
item on the Save menu. This item also has a shortcut.
will be replaced by the new one. Using Tarski’s World / 17 Once a ﬁle has been saved, the name of the ﬁle appears in the
corresponding tab. If you are working on a named ﬁle, the Save
and Save As. . . commands behave diﬀerently. The ﬁrst will save
a new version of the ﬁle under the same name, and the old version
will be gone. The second gives you a chance to create a new ﬁle,
with a new name, and keeps the old ﬁle, with its name. For this
reason, Save As. . . is the safer of the two options.
You can also access the save commands by right-clicking or
control-clicking (Macintosh) on the corresponding tab.
All ﬁles created by Tarski’s World can be read by either the
Macintosh or Windows version of the application. 3.1.4 Closing Tabs When you are done with a world or sentence ﬁle, you can close it
using the Close commands on the File menu. As usual, there is
a command which closes the active tab whether it is a world or
sentence, and a submenu which allows you to close the tab of your
choice. The close commands can also be accessed from the tab’s
menu or by clicking on the close icon on the tab itself. 3.1.5 Reverting a File If you want to reload a tab from its corresponding ﬁle, you can do
so using the Revert submenu on the File menu. You will be asked
ﬁrst whether you want to save the changes that you have made to
the ﬁle (to a diﬀerent ﬁle), and then the content of the current tab
will be replaced from the ﬁle. This command an also be accessed
from the tab’s menu. 3.1.6 Printing To print your sentences or world, choose the appropriate Print
command from the File menu, or from the tab’s popup menu. If
your computer is not connected to a printer, this probably won’t
work. 3.1.7 Quitting (Exiting) Tarski’s World Eventually you will want to leave Tarski’s World. To do this,
choose Quit from the application menu (Exit from the File menu 18 / LPL Software Manual on Windows). If you’ve made any unsaved changes to the ﬁles,
Tarski’s World will give you a chance to save them. 3.2 The World P...
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