To access the Editor Tab options, choose View/Preferences. The "Preferences" dialog box opens, click on the Editor tab to get the related options.
Transparency - Style
Specifies how Axialis IconWorkshop™ displays the pattern representing transparent backgrounds (transparent areas of icons). Select None to choose a solid background or Small to Large to select the size of the check board style background. You can adjust the background colors or choosing a defined scheme below.
Transparency - Color Scheme
Specifies a transparent background predefined color scheme. Choose Custom to manually choose the colors
Transparency - Custom colors
Click to specify the color of the background area or the first color of the check board style background pattern and click to specify the second color of the check board style background pattern.
Grid - Style
Specifies how the Grid appears in the drawing area:
Lines - To draw the grid using solid lines (strong display).
Dashed Lines - To display the grid using very small dashed lines (light display).
Dashed Lines - Each pixel is represented by a small dot in the upper-left corner of the pixel square (very light display).
Grid - Color
Specifies the color of the color grid.
Grid - Draw stronger lines at fixed intervals
If this option is checked, a stronger grid line (a line with a darker color) is drawn at fixed intervals.
Prompt for resize/crop options when pasting
If this box is checked, a dialog box lets you choose for resize/crop options each time you perform a paste operation in an icon image. If this option is not checked, a default resize option will be used.
Prompt for palette options when pasting
If this box is checked, a dialog box lets you choose for color options you each time you perform a paste operation which requires an icon palette modification. This event occurs only for 256 color image formats. If this option is not checked, a default option will be used
Warn if insufficient video colors to edit image
If this box is checked, Axialis IconWorkshop™ displays a warning message each time you edit an image format which exceeds your display capabilities.
Image order compatible with Windows® Explorer
If this option is checked, the order in which image formats are saved in ICO files permits to better display them in Windows® Explorer. If this option is not checked the icons may be displayed as 16x16 in Windows® File Browser.
If you're a developer and work with Visual Basic, you may encounter issues if you check this option. Icons may be considered as invalid.