The following are the menu items that are listed across the top of OpenLP. There is a brief description or link for their intended purpose.
- New Service
Creates a new service. New, Open and Saving the Service
- Open Service
Load an existing service. New, Open and Saving the Service
- Save Service
Saves your existing loaded service.
- Save Service As:
Saves your newly created service.
- Recent Files:
Displays your last files opened configurable here. Data Location
- Clear List:
Clears your recent files list.
This provides the items you can import.
Import your configurable settings from another computer. Learn more about Backing up OpenLP.
Import a theme that has been previously exported. Importing Themes
Import your songs previously exported. Song Importer
- CCLI SongSelect:
Import your songs from CCLI SongSelect. Song Importer
Import Bibles from another program, the internet or a previously exported Bible from OpenLP. Bible Import Wizard
Provides the items you can export.
- Print Service:
Gives you the ability to print your service. Print Service
Closes OpenLP. If there is an open service that has not been saved you will be prompted to do so.
- Layout Presets:
These three settings are optimized for setup and live display.
Clicking on any of the next items will hide or show its respective panel.
Hide or show Library.
- Projector Controller:
Hide or show Projector Manager.
Hide or show Service.
Hide or show Themes.
Hide or show the preview panel.
Hide or show the live panel.
- Lock visibility of panels:
Using this lock will keep all your panel settings the way they are when clicked, whether hidden or showing. Click this again to unlock the panels.
- Open Data Folder:
You can access your OpenLP data here. Your Bibles, songs, themes and other items are stored here.
Note: It is possible to delete a Bible, theme or another resource you need. If anything is deleted in this folder it is not recoverable through OpenLP.
- Re-run First Time Wizard:
This will bring up the dialog box to run the first time wizard again. First Time Wizard
- Update Theme Images:
Changing screen resolution can have an affect on theme images. Use this to correct the images.
- Find Duplicate Songs:
Start wizard for detecting and removing duplicate songs.
- Re-index Songs:
This rebuilds the internal song indexes to make them work following code corrections. You would generally use this after a software upgrade.
- Song Usage Tracking:
Configure your song usage tracking. Song Usage Tracking
- Toggle Tracking:
Provides the means to turn song usage tracking on or off. There will be a visible check mark if song usage tracking is on.
- Extract Tracking Data:
Brings up a dialog box to extract song usage data.
- Delete Tracking Data:
Brings up a dialog box to delete song usage data.
Alert: Configure an alert. Alert
- Plugin List:
Provides the configurable settings to control your plugin’s. Plugin List
You can choose another language here or leave it on Autodetect.
- Configure Formatting Tags:
Provides the configurable settings for formatting tags. Formatting Tags
- Configure Shortcuts:
Provides the configurable settings for shortcuts. Customize Shortcuts
- Configure OpenLP:
Provides the configurable settings for OpenLP. Configuring OpenLP
- Online Help:
This is a direct link to OpenLP’s operating manual.
- Web Site:
This is a direct link to OpenLP’s web site.
Provides information, credits and license for OpenLP.