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µVision3 User's Guide

µVision3 Overview User Interface Creating Applications Utilities Debugging Debug Commands Debug Functions Simulation Flash Programming Dialogs File Device Database License Management Single-User License Floating-User License Floating License Administrator Edit Find in Files Configuration Editor Colors & Fonts User Keywords Shortcut Keys Templates View Symbol Window Project Components, Enviornment, and Books Project Components Folders/Extensions Books Multi-Project Select Device Options Device Properties Target Target (Keil ARM) Target (Keil C51) Target (Keil C166) Target (Keil C251) Target (GNU ARM) Target (RealView ARM) Output Output (Keil) Output (GNU ARM) Output (RealView ARM) Listing Listing (Keil) Listing (GNU ARM) Listing (RealView ARM) User Keil EC++ Compiler Compiler Keil CA ARM Compiler Keil Cx51 Compiler Keil C166 Compiler Keil C251 Compiler GNU ARM C Compiler RealView ARM C Compiler Assembler Keil AA ARM Assembler Keil Ax51 Assembler Keil A166 Assembler Keil A251 Assembler GNU ARM Assembler RealView ARM Assembler Linker Keil LA Locate Keil LA Misc Keil BL51 Locate Keil BL51 Misc Keil Lx51 Locate Keil Lx51 Misc Keil L166 Locate Keil L166 Misc GNU ARM Linker RealView ARM Linker Debug Utilities Batch Build Debug Breakpoints Debug Settings Logic Analyzer Memory Map Performance Analyzer Function Editor Tools Setup PC-Lint Customize Tools Menu SVCS Configure Version Control Example Programs Command Line Appendix


General Editor Settings

Auto Indent
Indent the insertion point to the column position of the first character on the previous line.
Virtual Spaces
Avoids that the cursor changes the column position if you move it up or down.
View White Space Characters
Display a dot for every white space character.
Highlight matching and mismatched braces
When the curser over a brace the matching brace is highlighted.
Show Line Numbers
Show the line number in front of each edit line.

Look & Feel

Workbook Mode
Activate the workbook frame for quick window navigation with tabs.
.NET Style
Activate .NET style for the menu bars and other menus.

Function Display

Display Modules
When enabled the Function tab groups function names to source modules. When disable all function names are alphabetical listed.
Scan function names in project files
The project files will be scanned for function names. You can view it in the Function tab in the Project Workspace menu. 
Scan function names in current editor files
The current open editor files will be scanned for function names. You can view it in the Function tab in the Project Workspace menu.

File Handling

Create Backup files (*.BAK)
Create a backup when you save a file. It is located in the same directory and has the same base filename with the file extension .BAK.
Automatic reload of externally modified files
Specifies reload of files that are modified by external tools.


Print with Syntax Coloring
Use the colors as shown in the editor window for printing. Disable this option if you are using a black & white printer.

C/C++ / ASM / Other Files

Use syntax coloring
Enable coloring of language elements as defined in the Editor Colors dialog box. If this check box is selected, µVision supplies different colors to the elements of the C language. If this check box is not selected, color syntax highlighting is disabled.
Insert spaces for tabs
Insert spaces instead of tabs.
Tab size
Specify the length of a tab in spaces.

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