Drop Palette for Layered Menus—Dragging Project Elements

The following section lists the choices in the Drop Palette that appear when you drag project elements from the Outline or Graphical tab to an empty area or a button in a layered menu.

Dragging an Existing Track to an Empty Area

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Button (default option)
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Adds a link from the new button to the first marker of the track.

  • Sets the track’s End Jump setting to this menu (if it has not already been set).

Create Button and Chapter Index
  • Creates a button on this menu to link to the first of the new chapter index menus.

  • Creates one or more new chapter index menus (using the standard method), depending on the number of markers and the button layout used.

  • Opens the Choose Template or Layout Style dialog so you can choose the template or layout style to use for the chapter index menus.

  • Links each chapter marker from the track to buttons in the chapter index menus.

  • Assigns the video from each marker to its button’s thumbnail.

  • Sets the track’s End Jump setting to this menu (if it has not already been set).

Dragging an Existing Track to a Button

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Connect to Track (default option)
  • Adds a link from the button to the first marker of the track.

  • Sets the track’s End Jump setting to this menu (if it has not already been set).

Create Chapter Index
  • Links the button to the first of the new chapter index menus.

  • Creates one or more new chapter index menus (using the standard method), depending on the number of markers and the button layout used.

  • Opens the Choose Template or Layout Style dialog so you can choose the template or layout style to use for the chapter index menus.

  • Links each chapter marker from the track to buttons in the chapter index menus.

  • Assigns the video from each marker to its button’s thumbnail.

  • Sets the track’s End Jump setting to this menu (if it has not already been set).

Dragging a Story to an Empty Area

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Button (default option)
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Adds a link from the new button to the story.

Dragging a Story to a Button

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Connect to Story (default option)
  • Adds a link from the button to the story.

Dragging a Slideshow to an Empty Area

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Button (default option)
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Adds a link from the new button to the slideshow.

  • Sets the slideshow’s End Jump setting to this menu (if it has not already been set).

Create Button and Chapter Index
  • Creates a button on this menu to link to the first of the new chapter index menus.

  • Creates one or more new chapter index menus (using the standard method), depending on the number of slides and the button layout used.

  • Opens the Choose Template or Layout Style dialog so you can choose the template or layout style to use for the chapter index menus.

  • Links each slide from the slideshow to buttons in the chapter index menus.

  • Assigns the picture from each slide to its button’s thumbnail.

  • Sets the slideshow’s End Jump setting to this menu (if it has not already been set).

Dragging a Slideshow to a Button

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Connect to Slideshow (default option)
  • Adds a link from the button to the slideshow.

  • Sets the slideshow’s End Jump setting to this menu (if it has not already been set).

Create Chapter Index
  • Links the button to the first of the new chapter index menus.

  • Creates one or more new chapter index menus (using the standard method), depending on the number of slides and the button layout used.

  • Opens the Choose Template or Layout Style dialog so you can choose the template or layout style to use for the chapter index menus.

  • Links each slide from the slideshow to buttons in the chapter index menus.

  • Assigns the picture from each slide to its button’s thumbnail.

  • Sets the slideshow’s End Jump setting to this menu (if it has not already been set).

Dragging a Menu to an Empty Area

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Button (default option)
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Adds a link from the new button to the menu.

Dragging a Menu to a Button

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Connect to Menu (default option)
  • Adds a link from the button to the menu.

Dragging a Script to an Empty Area

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Button (default option)
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Adds a link from the new button to the script.

Dragging a Script to a Button

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Connect to Script (default option)
  • Adds a link from the button to the script.