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How it works
Using number parameter panels
A number parameter panel shows a numerical parameter, either a real number or
In a number parameter panel, the name is in blue at the top. The value is to the left side. The unit is next to the name. The bounds are to the left and right of the slider.
To change the value in a number parameter panel,
Click on the slider and drag to the left or right (or press the left and right arrows keys when the slider is selected). If you are using the mouse, the plant will respond to the change when you release the mouse button. -or-
Click on the value at the far left of the panel (or press Enter when it is selected), type a new number in the dialog that appears, then click OK. You cannot set a number outside the bounds shown in the panel. To change the bounds, see Changing global parameter bounds and defaults. To change the unit in a number parameter panel,
Click on the unit next to the value (or press Enter when the unit is selected). If the unit doesn't change, there are no other units you can change it to. (Not that many of the parameters can change units.)
Updated: March 10, 1999. Questions/comments on site to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copyright © 1998, 1999 Paul D. Fernhout & Cynthia F. Kurtz.