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3.2 User Interface for OSX

3.2.1 How to switch between Across Server and Across Client on OSX

Switch from Across Client to Across Server: It can be done by either 1) right-clicking the Dock icon and then clicking the [Switch to Server Mode]-item from the pop-up menu, or 2) the [Switch to Server Mode]-item from the main menu.

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Switch from Across Server to Across Client: It can be done by either 1) right-clicking the Dock icon and then clicking the [Switch to Client Mode]-item from the pop-up menu, or 2) the [Switch to Client Mode]-item from the main menu.

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3.2.2 Across Server User Interface for OSX

Dock Icon

When Across Server runs, the program icon appears in the Dock. Right-clicking the icon will pop up a menu.

Menubar-Extra Icon

When Across Server runs, the program icon appears in the Menubar-Extra. Clicking the icon will pop up a menu. The Menubar-Extra icon changes its shape corresponding to the current status of Across Server.

Across Center
  • Main and central user interfaces for Across Server
  • It is launched by one of the following three methods: 1) clicking the Dock icon, 2) clicking the Menubar-Extra icon and then clicking the [Open Across Center]-item from the pop-up menu, or 3) the Across Center open hotkey.
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License Manager
  • You can activate or deactivate your product key and can also extend the license period of your product key in this manager.
  • It is launched by choosing the [Help] and then the [License Manager] from the main menu.
Keyboard Hotkey Settings
  • You can configure the keyboard hotkeys in this window.
  • It is launched by either 1) the [Keyboard Hotkey]-item on the toolbar of Across Center, or 2) the [Keyboard Hotkey]-item from the main menu.
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Mouse Hotkey Settings
  • You can configure the mouse hotkey in this window.
  • It is launched by either 1) the [Mouse Hotkey]-item on the toolbar of Across Center, or 2) the [Mouse Hotkey]-item from the main menu.
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Bluetooth Pairing
  • It guides you to easily accomplish Bluetooth pairing between the Across Server Mac and a client device.
  • It is launched by pressing the [Pairing]-button on Across Center.
Client Device Settings
  • You can configure settings for a client device, including its name, icon and properties in this window.
  • You can open this window for a client device in the [Paired Devices]-list or the [Client Devices Layout]-group on Across Center by one of the following three methods: 1) double-clicking the icon of the device, 2) clicking the icon of the device and then pressing the [Settings]-button in the [Client Device Properties]-group, or 3) right-clicking the icon of the device and then clicking the [Settings]-item from the pop-up menu.
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Multimedia Control
  • You can input multimedia keys to a client device in this window.
  • You can open this window by one of six methods: 1) the [Multimedia Keys Input]-item on the toolbar of Across Center, 2) the [Multimedia-Key Input]-item from the main menu, 3) the [Multimedia-Key Input]-item from the menu popped by right-click on the Dock icon, 4) the [Multimedia-Key]-item from the menu popped by mouse click on the Menubar-Extra icon, 5) right-clicking the icon of a client device in the [Client Devices Layout]-group and then clicking the [Multimedia-Key Input]-item from the pop-up menu, or 6) the Multimedia-Key Input Window open hotkey.
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Bluetooth Devices Manager (provided by OSX)
  • You can manage all Bluetooth devices in this manager.
  • You can open this manager by 1) the normal access provided by OSX or 2) the [Bluetooth Devices]-item on the toolbar of Across Center.
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Menus

Dock Menu: You can open this menu by right-clicking the Dock icon.

Menubar-Extra Menu: You can open this menu by clicking the Menubar-Extra icon.

Main Menu: When you click the Dock icon, this menu appears on the Menubar.

Toolbar Customization Menu: Right-click on the toolbar of Across Center shows this menu.

Client Device Context Menu: Right-clicking the icon of a client device in the [Paired Devices]-list or the [Client Devices Layout]-group on Across Center shows this menu.

3.2.3 Across Client User Interface for OSX

Dock Icon

When Across Client runs, the program icon appears in the Dock. Right-clicking the icon will pop up a menu.

Menubar-Extra Icon

When Across Client runs, the program icon appears in the Menubar-Extra. Clicking the icon will pop up a menu. The Menubar-Extra icon changes its shape corresponding to the current status of Across Client.

Main Menu

When you click the Dock icon, this menu appears on the Menubar.

Bluetooth Device Pairing Manager (provided by OSX)
  • This manager finds any nearby Bluetooth devices and makes the client Mac paired with the Across Server computer.
  • It can be launched by either 1) the normal access provided by OSX, or 2) the [Add an Across Server]-item from the menu popped by mouse click on the Menubar-Extra icon.
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Bluetooth Devices Manager (provided by OSX)
  • You can manage all Bluetooth devices in this manager.
  • You can open this manager by 1) the normal access provided by OSX or 2) the [Display Bluetooth Devices]-item from the menu popped by mouse click on the Menubar-Extra icon.
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