|GCA Reference - File Menu|
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The various File menu options are:
New: Creates a new character for you to work on in GCA. You can use the CTRL+N shortcut key to quickly launch this menu option without opening the File menu.
Open…: Opens a standard Windows File Open dialog, allowing you to find an existing character that you’d like to load into GCA. You can use the CTRL+O shortcut key to quickly launch this menu option without opening the File menu.
Close: Closes the current character in GCA, without closing GCA itself.
Save: Saves the current character to disk. If you have not saved the character before, it will ask you for a file name for the character, as if you had chosen Save As… instead. You can use the CTRL+S shortcut key to quickly launch this menu option without opening the File menu.
Save As…: Opens a standard Windows File Save dialog, allowing you to specify a file name for the current character, which will then be saved to disk.
Print: Prints your character to the currently selected printer, using the character sheet specified for the character in Options.
Print Preview: Prints your character to the screen, in the Print Preview window, which will allow you to see what your character’s printed character sheet will look like. You can use the CTRL+P shortcut key to quickly launch this menu option without opening the File menu.
Print Setup…: Opens a Print Setup dialog and allow you to specify which printer you’d like to use when printing your character from GCA. From the Print Setup dialog, you can also set properties for your selected printer.
Print Using…: Allows you to print your character to your printer, but allows you to first specify the character sheet you’d like to use when doing so. This allows you to print using a custom character sheet without having to change the character sheet specified for the character in Options.
Print Preview Using…: As with Print Using, this allows you to preview in the Print Preview window what your character would look like when printed with a character sheet specified after selecting this option.
Export…: Allows you to set what export filter to use, and to export your character to one of several different formats. (Note that the Export system currently uses character sheet scripts to export files, but most character sheets are not capable of being used correctly. An export file must be written in a specific way to allow it to work for export.)
1 through 4: Up to four Most Recently Used character files are listed here, which allows you to quickly open a recent character.
Exit: Exits from GCA.