OptioCD

OptioCD

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Open Source Centurion-CD Management Software


Index

OptioCD Window
Menu Options
Search Functions
Disk Description
Disk Actions
Status Bar
Advanced Options
Troubleshooting


OptioCD Window

OptioCD Window
Description

The Image above is the OptioCD Window which is displayed after startup of the software. The window for OptioCD will be broken up into sections and functions explained below.

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OptioCD Menu's
Description

The Menu's for OptioCD allows high level actions and is located under the Title Bar. You can minimize the window, exit the program or access help. Clicking the cross in the top right hand corner of the OptioCD window will only minimise the program to the system tray. The only way to completely shutdown OptioCD is through the File menu and Exit.

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OptioCD Search Functions
Description

Above the Search field is the "List Type" radio button that control where the search results come from. The Search bar allows the user to search for a disks loaded into the System. By default the user is shown all disks for the radio buton selected above. This could be all disks, the disks current removed or the disks currently inserted.

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Disk Description

OptioCD Disk Description
Description

The Disk Description Box show the current disks as specific by combining the radio button and search function. Double clicking the disk will cause the CenturionCD stacker to eject the selected disk. Right clicking on a disk will allow access to eject the disk or view the properties of a disk.

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Disk Actions

Disk Actions - In

OptioCD Disk Actions
Description

The Disk Action buttons are located near the bottom of the OptioCD window. When the "List Type" is "Discs IN" the "Eject Disc" is the only available button. Selecting a disk and clicking on the "Eject Disk" button will cause the CenturionCD Stacker to rotate and eject the selected disk.

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Disk Actions - Out

OptioCD Disk Actions
Description

When the "List Type" is "Discs OUT" the "Remove Disc Entry" and "Add New Disc Entry" buttons are available. Selecting a disk entry and clicking "Remove Disc Entry" will remove the disk details. Clicking the "Add New Disc Entry" allows users to add new disk entries.

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Status Bar

OptioCD Status Bar

The Status bar is located at the bottom of the OptioCD windows and displays the current action or error message. Below is some of the messages the status bar can display

OptioCD Status Bar Errors

OptioCD Status Bar Errors
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Advanced Options

Starting Program

The Program is started by executing the file "optiocd". This can have a make link option done and the shorctcut placed on the Desktop to allow fast access. If you require OptioCD to start automatically at logon / system startup the following switch can be added "-background". This will start OptioCD and minimize it to the system tray.

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Troubleshooting

The following is brief list of error that may be encounted during the use of OptioCD:-
If any CenturionCD units are not connected when the program is started the following error is displayed

no units connected

When the program is running and a disk eject command is send and the unit required cannot be found the following is displayed in the status bar

OptioCD Status Bar Errors
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