Region Menu

The Region Menu is used to create, configure, and delete regions in the current frame. For more information on supported region types, properties, colors, fonts, and regions file formats, See Regions.

Get Info

Will display one dialog box for each region that is selected in the current frame. The type of dialog box differs with the type of the region displayed.

Shape

Select the region shape for all new regions. This does not change the current shape of selected regions.

Composite Region

Create a new composite region from all selected regions or dissolve an existing composite region into the original components. Composite regions can not be nested.

Instrument FOV

Specify an instrument field of view to be created and displayed.

Template

Load or Save an template regions file.

Color

Select the color of new regions or selected regions in the current frame

Width

Select the width of new regions or selected regions in the current frame.

Properties

Select the properties of new regions or selected regions in the current frame.

Font

Select the font of new regions or selected regions in the current frame.

Centroid

Centroid the selected regions

Move to Front

Move all selected regions in the current frame, forward in the display list.

Move to Back

Move all selected regions in the current frame, back in the display list. Then the regions will no longer be selected.

Select All

Select all regions in the current frame.

Select None

Unselect all regions in the current frame.

Invert Selection

Invert or toggle the current selection.

Delete Selected Regions

Delete all regions that are selected in the current frame.

Delete All Regions

Delete all regions in the current frame.

New Group

Creates a new regions group from selected regions

Groups

Opens the groups dialog box in which groups can be edited and deleted.

File Format

Specify the regions file format. Supported formats are DS9 / Funtools, Ciao, SAOtng, SAOimage, IRAF pros and X Y coordinate pairs. See Regions for more information.

File Coordinate System

Specify the coordinate system for input and output. Not all coordinate systems are supported by all regions formats. Furthermore, most regions formats ignore this for input.

List Regions

Lists all regions in the current frame in the format and coordinate system as indicated in the Format and File Coordinate System menu items.

Load Regions

Load a regions file into the current frame.

Save Regions

Save all regions in the current frame. The regions format and coordinate systems used is indicated via the Format and File Coordinate System menu items.

Region Parameters

Configure region parameters such as Show, Show Text, Auto Centroid and Centroiding Parameters.