Commit bee610cc authored by Yuri Chornoivan's avatar Yuri Chornoivan

Update docs to 4.12

parent e83a5837
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<title><guimenu>File</guimenu> Menu</title>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
<keycombo action="simul">&Ctrl;<keycap>D</keycap></keycombo>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>File</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Download New Data...</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Open the <guilabel>Get Hot New Stuff</guilabel>
dialog to download additional data for &kstars;.
</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
......@@ -146,7 +133,17 @@ PostScript/PDF file)
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Set time and date</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!--FIXME missing Advance one step backward in time &lt;-->
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
<keycap>&lt;</keycap>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>File</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Advance one step backward in time</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Advance one step backward in time in the &kstars; simulation of the sky chart. The duration of the time step can be configured after pressing the little <guilabel>&lt;</guilabel> button on the &kstars; toolbar.
</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Time</guimenu>
......@@ -154,7 +151,17 @@ PostScript/PDF file)
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Toggle whether time passes</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!--FIXME missing Advance one step forward in time &gt;-->
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
<keycap>&gt;</keycap>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>Time</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Advance one step forward in time</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Advance one step forward in time in the &kstars; simulation of the sky chart. The duration of the time step can be configured after pressing the little <guilabel>&lt;</guilabel> button on the &kstars; toolbar.
</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
</sect2>
......@@ -334,58 +341,78 @@ object.</para></listitem>
<link linkend="ai-skycoords">Coordinate Systems</link></para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!--FIXME Projection with 6 subitems are missing -->
</variablelist>
</sect2>
<sect2 id="devicemenu">
<title><guimenu>Devices</guimenu> Menu</title>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
<keycap>F5</keycap>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>View</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Projection</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>Lambert Azimuthal Equal-area</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Switch sky chart view to the <ulink url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lambert_azimuthal_equal-area_projection">Lambert azimuthal equal-area</ulink> projection.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Devices</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Telescope Wizard...</guimenuitem>
<shortcut>
<keycap>F6</keycap>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>View</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Projection</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>Azimuthal Equidistant</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Opens the <guilabel>Telescope Wizard</guilabel>, which
provides a step-by-step guide to help you connect to your telescope and
control it with &kstars;.</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>Switch sky chart view to the <ulink url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azimuthal_equidistant_projection">azimuthal equidistant</ulink> projection.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Devices</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Device Manager</guimenuitem>
<shortcut>
<keycap>F7</keycap>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>View</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Projection</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>Orthographic</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Opens up the device manager, which allows you to start/shutdown device drivers and connect to remote INDI servers.</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>Switch sky chart view to the <ulink url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthographic_projection_(cartography)">orthographic</ulink> projection.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Devices</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>INDI Control Panel</guimenuitem>
<shortcut>
<keycap>F8</keycap>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>View</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Projection</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>Equirectangular</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Opens up INDI Control Panel, which allows you to control all the features supported by a device.</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>Switch sky chart view to the <ulink url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equirectangular_projection">equirectangular</ulink> projection.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Devices</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Capture Image Sequence...</guimenuitem>
<shortcut>
<keycap>F9</keycap>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>View</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Projection</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>Stereographic</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Acquire images from a CCD camera or webcam device</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>Switch sky chart view to the <ulink url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stereographic_projection">stereographic</ulink> projection.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!-- in 4.7 this is a page in the settings dialog
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Devices</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Configure INDI</guimenuitem>
<shortcut>
<keycap>F10</keycap>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>View</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Projection</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>Gnomonic</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Opens up a dialog to configure INDI-related features such as automatic device updates.</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>Switch sky chart view to the <ulink url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnomonic_projection">gnomonic</ulink> projection.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
-->
</variablelist>
</sect2>
......@@ -410,11 +437,69 @@ which provides full access to many of the mathematical functions used by
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!--FIXME missing
Sky Calendar...
Observing List... Ctrl+L
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Tools</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Devices</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>Telescope Wizard...</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Opens the <guilabel>Telescope Wizard</guilabel>, which
provides a step-by-step guide to help you connect to your telescope and
control it with &kstars;.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Tools</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Devices</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>Device Manager...</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Opens up the device manager, which allows you to start/shutdown device drivers and connect to remote INDI servers.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Tools</guimenu>
<guisubmenu>Devices</guisubmenu>
<guimenuitem>INDI Control Panel...</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Opens up INDI Control Panel, which allows you to control all the features supported by a device.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!--
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Devices</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Capture Image Sequence...</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem><para>Acquire images from a CCD camera or webcam device</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
-->
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Tools</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Sky Calendar</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Opens the <guilabel>Sky Calendar</guilabel> Tool,
which allows you to plan observations of Solar System planets by giving graphical data on sets and rises of these objects.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Tools</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Moon Phase Calendar</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Opens the <guilabel>Moon Phase Calendar</guilabel> Tool with graphical representation of Moon phases with convenient calendar to choose the month and year.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!-- removed after 4.9 see http://commits.kde.org/kstars/c8dd5af7bff7f738ce2b6ab68bdb46e9125bde7d
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
......@@ -468,7 +553,22 @@ from your location on a given date.
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!--FIXME missing Ekos...-->
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
<keycombo action="simul">&Ctrl;<keycap>W</keycap></keycombo>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>Tools</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>What's Interesting...</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Opens the <guilabel>What's Interesting</guilabel> Tool,
which allows you to be informed about the most interesting observations that can be made from your current location using the given equipment.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
......@@ -502,6 +602,18 @@ current simulation date.
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Tools</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Ekos</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Opens the powerful <guilabel>Ekos</guilabel> Tool, which is software guider for your telescope. Alignment capabilities of Ekos are powered by <ulink url="http://astrometry.net/">astrometry.net</ulink> libraries.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
......@@ -518,9 +630,20 @@ moons as a function of time.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!--FIXME missing
Flags
-->
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Tools</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Flags</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Opens the <guilabel>Flag manager</guilabel> Tool,
which can be used to assign color labels and icons to the given positions on the sky chart.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
</sect2>
......@@ -692,11 +815,53 @@ your own symbols (or modify existing symbols) using the
<guimenuitem>Edit FOV Symbols...</guimenuitem> item.
</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!-- missing
Switch to OpenGL backend
Define Equipment Ctrl+0
Add Observer Ctrl+1
-->
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<guimenu>Settings</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Switch to OpenGL/QPainter backend</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem>
<para>
&kstars; has an experimental <ulink url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenGL">OpenGL</ulink> support. The corresponding backend works much faster on machines with hardware acceleration. Switch back to QPainter backend (default) if you experience troubles with OpenGL backend.
</para>
<important>
<para>
In the current version, infoboxes do not work correctly when using OpenGL backend. So they will be disabled.
</para>
</important>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
<keycombo action="simul">&Ctrl;<keycap>0</keycap></keycombo>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>Settings</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Define Equipment...</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Allows you to define equipment (telescope, eyepiece, lens and filter) characteristics for observation logs.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
<keycombo action="simul">&Ctrl;<keycap>1</keycap></keycombo>
</shortcut>
<guimenu>Settings</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Add Observer...</guimenuitem>
</menuchoice></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Can be used to add a new observer item for your observation logs.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><menuchoice>
<shortcut>
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......@@ -160,8 +160,8 @@
<legalnotice>&FDLNotice;</legalnotice>
<date>2013-05-14</date>
<releaseinfo>2.1.0 (&kde; 4.11)</releaseinfo>
<date>2013-11-09</date>
<releaseinfo>2.1.0 (&kde; 4.12)</releaseinfo>
<abstract>
<para>
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