GeoGebra 4.2 Release Candidate Now Available

The GeoGebra 4.2 Release Candidate is now available. The release notes can be found here.   To familiarize yourself with the new environment, please read the GeoGebra Sneak Peek Series.

  1. Sneak Peek 1:  The GeoGebra Window
  2. Sneak Peek 2: The Object Properties
  3. Sneak Peek 3: Graphics and Layout
  4. Sneak Peek 4: Defaults and Advanced Sections
  5. Sneak Peek 5: Ten New Improvements

You may also want to check out Balazs Koren’s excellent post about version 4.2’s new features at  the Official GeoGebra Blog.

GeoGebra 4.2 Sneak Peek 4: Defaults and Advanced Sections

This is the fourth part of the GeoGebra 4.2 Sneak Peek Series.  In the second and third part of this series, we have discussed about the Object Properties as well as Graphics and Layout sections. These sections are tabs located in the GeoGebra Preferences window. In this post, we discuss the remaining two  more sections of the Preferences window, the Defaults and Advanced sections.

GeoGebra Preferences (Default)

The Preferences window can be displayed by right clicking an object and then clicking Object Properties in the context menu. It can also be displayed using the  the View menu and the choosing Advanced or using the Preferences icon located at the upper-right part of the Graphics view. Continue reading

GeoGebra 4.2 Sneak Peek 2: The Object Properties

Introduction

This is the second part of the GeoGebra 4.2 Sneak Peek Series. In this post, we discuss the changes made in the Object Properties window and the significant changes on the properties of the commonly used tools in GeoGebra.

GeoGebra 4.2 Preferences

The Object Properties

The Object Properties in version 4.2 is included in the References dialog box as shown in the figure above.  The Object Properties contains  properties of mathematical objects divided into tabs: Color, Style, Advanced and Scripting tabs common to most  objects. It also contains special tabs for such as Algebra for points and Decoration for angles and segments. Continue reading

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