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[[File:GeneralOptionsMenu.png|thumb|376px|General options menu.]]
   
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The general options menu contains several settings that affect the look-and-feel of Foldit. These options include:
   
'''General Options'''
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*Sound effects - these include popping [[Voids|voids]] and banging [[Clashes|clashes]], which some may enjoy
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*Background music - a somewhat repetitive ambient soundtrack
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*Colorblind mode - a different set of colors for those with limited color vision
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*Switch right/middle click - option for left-handed mouse users
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*Reduce network bandwidth - may speed up certain operations over slow internet connections
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*Show advanced GUI - enables addition [[View Options]], see [[Advanced GUI]]
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*Disable non-Group chat - limits chat to the player's group channel, intended for school groups playing Foldit
   
[[File:Genops1.jpg|thumb|General Options]]
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Most users turn off sound effects and background music, and enable the advanced GUI.
   
Here is where you can switch options on and off.
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The general options menu also shows the build ID, which contains information about the version of Foldit being used. The "Copy" button copies the build ID to the clipboard, allowing it to be pasted into a [[Feedback]].
   
Sound effects popping voids clashes bangs.
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The general options menu also shows the [[Update Group]], which determines which updates the Foldit client receives.
 
Background music whisle while you work or not.
 
 
Color blind mode a different set of colors
 
 
Switch right/middle click for all those lefty folders
 
 
Show advanced GUI highly recommended for advanced views and features
 
 
Also the Version Number. Everyone wants to know how current they are.
 
 
[[Category:Tools]]
 
[[Category:Tools]]
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[[Category:Glossary]]

Latest revision as of 23:33, February 21, 2017

GeneralOptionsMenu

General options menu.

The general options menu contains several settings that affect the look-and-feel of Foldit. These options include:

  • Sound effects - these include popping voids and banging clashes, which some may enjoy
  • Background music - a somewhat repetitive ambient soundtrack
  • Colorblind mode - a different set of colors for those with limited color vision
  • Switch right/middle click - option for left-handed mouse users
  • Reduce network bandwidth - may speed up certain operations over slow internet connections
  • Show advanced GUI - enables addition View Options, see Advanced GUI
  • Disable non-Group chat - limits chat to the player's group channel, intended for school groups playing Foldit

Most users turn off sound effects and background music, and enable the advanced GUI.

The general options menu also shows the build ID, which contains information about the version of Foldit being used. The "Copy" button copies the build ID to the clipboard, allowing it to be pasted into a Feedback.

The general options menu also shows the Update Group, which determines which updates the Foldit client receives.

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