Workspace

This section contains general reference files for the Theatre Manager workspace.

Theatre Manager Workspace Overview
Theatre Manager Workspace Overview

Theatre Manager uses a desktop for the standard interface. Think of the desktop as a workspace where you can access all of the separate functions you need to operate Theatre Manager, such as Donation Management, Facility Management, Patron Management, Mail Lists, etc. The desktop contains the following areas.

A: Title Bar

The Title Bar displays the name of the application and, within the workspace, also contains button options to Close, Minimize, and Maximize the Theatre Manager desktop.


B: Main Menu Bar

The Main Menu Bar is located at the top and includes the titles of the dropdown list functions.


C: Main Toolbar

The Main Toolbar or Ribbon Menu contains icons leading to the most commonly used functions.


D: Desktop Workspace

The Desktop Workspace refers to the working area on screen of the Theatre Manager application. It is the space within which opened functions display their operational windows.


E: Function/Window Workspace

The Function Workspace refers to the operational windows of the functions of Theatre Manager. These windows are where you perform most of your work in the software.


F: Status Bar

The Status Bar is a part of the Desktop Workspace and every operational window. It displays responsive information, such as subtotal counts, errors, status messages, etc.


Many menu, button, and window items in Theatre Manager have a description that can be accessed through tooltip information. Most headers use a dot icon convention to indicate if the tab contains data or not. In addition, a lot of operational tools and options are accessed through context menus.