GeoGebra Sneak Peek 3: Graphics and Layout

In GeoGebra 4.2, the Graphics View and the Object Properties window were merged into the new Preferences window.  The Preferences window is divided into 5 section tabs: the Object Properties which was discussed in  the GeoGebra 4.2 Sneak Peek 2, the  Graphics, Layout, Default, and Advanced sections. In this post, we take a peek at the changes and updates made in the Graphics and the Layout sections.

In GeoGebra 4.0, it is only possible to place an arrow on the positive direction of the x and y axes. GeoGebra 4.2 allows arrows on both directions of the x and y axes.  The Navigation for Construction Protocol which was in the View menu of GeoGebra 4.0 is now included in the Graphics section. » Read more

The GeoGebra 4.2 Sneak Peek Series

GeoGebra 4.2 is expected to be released within the year. Before its release, let us take a peek at the new features and the changes in GeoGebra.

  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

This series has just started and will be updated from time to time.

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. » Read more

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