Commit 0f9f59bd authored by Raphael Cojocaru's avatar Raphael Cojocaru

Update A Quick Tour of KStars chapter

parent 19836f31
......@@ -23,12 +23,11 @@ Here is a screenshot of the &kstars; main window:
<para>
The above screenshot shows a typical view of the &kstars; program. You
can see the sky display centered on Betelgeuse, the brightest star in
the constellation Orion. Orion has just risen above the eastern horizon.
Stars are displayed with <link linkend="ai-colorandtemp">realistic
the constellation Orion. Stars are displayed with <link linkend="ai-colorandtemp">realistic
colors</link> and relative brightnesses. In three corners
of the sky display, there are on-screen text labels displaying data on
the current time (<quote>LT: 20:16:09 Tuesday 23 November 2010</quote>), the current
Geographic Location (<quote>Fremont, California, USA</quote>), and the
the current time (<quote>LT: 3:08:30 AM EEST Wednesday, July 6, 2016</quote>), the current
Geographic Location (<quote>Bucharest, Romania</quote>), and the
current object in the center of the display (<quote>Focused on: Betelgeuse
(alpha Orionis)</quote>). Above the sky display, there are two toolbars.
The main toolbar contains shortcuts for
......@@ -47,13 +46,13 @@ Right Ascension/Declination and Azimuth/Altitude) of the mouse cursor.
<indexterm><primary>Setup Wizard</primary></indexterm>
The first time you run &kstars;, you will be presented with a Setup Wizard,
which allows you to easily set your geographic location and download some
extra data files. You can press the <guilabel>OK</guilabel> button
extra data files. You can press the <guilabel>OK</guilabel> button
at any time to exit the Setup Wizard.
</para>
<para>
The second page of the Setup Wizard allows you to choose the starting
geographic location, by selecting from the list of the 2500+ known
geographic location, by selecting from the list of the 3400+ known
locations on the right side of the window. The list of locations can be
filtered to match the text you enter in the <guilabel>City</guilabel>,
<guilabel>Province</guilabel>, and <guilabel>Country</guilabel> edit
......@@ -162,17 +161,17 @@ the object's popup menu, which provides more options.
<para>
Here is an example of the <mousebutton>right</mousebutton> click popup
menu, for the Orion Nebula:
menu, for the Uranus:
</para>
<screenshot>
<screeninfo>Popup Menu for M 42</screeninfo>
<screeninfo>Popup Menu for Uranus</screeninfo>
<mediaobject>
<imageobject>
<imagedata fileref="popup.png" format="PNG"/>
</imageobject>
<textobject>
<phrase>Popup Menu for M 42</phrase>
<phrase>Popup Menu for Uranus</phrase>
</textobject>
</mediaobject>
</screenshot>
......@@ -187,9 +186,9 @@ menu</link>.
<para>
The top section contains some lines of information which are not
selectable: the object's names ("M 42"; "Orion Nebula"),
object type ("gaseous nebula"), and the constellation
which contains the object ("Orion"). The next three lines show the
selectable: the object's names ("Uranus"),
object type ("Solar system object"), and the constellation
which contains the object ("Pisces"). The next three lines show the
object's rise, set, and transit times. If the rise and set times
say "circumpolar", it means that the object is always above the
horizon for the present location.
......@@ -197,7 +196,7 @@ horizon for the present location.
<para>
The middle section contains actions which can be performed on the
selected object, such as <guimenuitem>Center &amp; Track</guimenuitem>,
<guimenuitem>Details...</guimenuitem>, and
<guimenuitem>Details</guimenuitem>, and
<guimenuitem>Attach Label</guimenuitem>. See the <link
linkend="popup-menu">popup menu description</link> for a full list
and description of each action.
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