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The PDF viewer is dock able panel which is located by default on the right side of the IDE.

 

IDE_pdf

 

The viewer itself contains a tree with the topics and the actual PDF viewer.

The tree topics can be searched by right clicking on the tree. Choose 'Search' and enter a search text.

When a topic has sub topics, the topic is bold.

 

When you have enabled 'Auto open Processor PDF' in Options, Environment, PDF, the data sheet will be automatically loaded when you change the $REGFILE value.

It can be shown in  a new sheet or it can replace the current PDF.

 

pdf_open

Open a PDF.

pdf_copy

Copy selected text to the clipboard. You can not copy from protected PDF documents.

pdf_first

First page.

pdf_prev

Previous page.

pdf_page

Current page indicator. You can enter a page number to jump to a different page.

pdf_next

Next page.

pdf_last

Last page.

pdf_find

Find text in PDF.

pdf_zoomin

Zoom in.

pdf_zoomout

Zoom out.

pdf_rotate

Rotate page to the left and right.

pdf_print

Print page(s).

 

When you right click in the PDF, a pop up menu with the most common options will appear.

In Options, Environment, PDF you can specify how data sheets must be downloaded.

 

Data sheets can be downloaded automatic. When the $REGFILE is changed and the PDF is not present, you will be asked if the PDF must be downloaded.

If you choose to download, it will be downloaded from the Atmel website.

 

as_download_pdf

 

When you click 'Do not show this message again' , you will not be asked anymore if you want to download the Mega32.PDF. You will be asked to download other PDF documents when they do not exist.

 

During the download you will see a similar window:

down_pdf

 

You can also download all newer PDF's from the Atmel website with the option : Tools, PDF Update

 

When PDF's are downloaded with the UpdateWiz, they are downloaded from the MCS Electronics website.