SONAR Quick Start dialogThe SONAR Quick Start dialog box appears when you launch SONAR (unless you disable this option, see Show this at Startup check box). It allows you to open any of a long list of templates, and open recent projects and introductory help topics. You can open this dialog box whenever you want by using the Help > Quick Start command.The SONAR Quick Start dialog box has the following fields:Clicking this button is the same as using the File > Open command. The Open dialog box appears, displaying the contents of your SONAR project folder. Select the project you want to open, and click OK.Click the arrow at the end of the drop-down menu to display a list of projects you opened recently. Choose the one you want to open, and click the button (it has a folder icon on it) to open it.Clicking this button opens the New Project File dialog box, which displays a list of templates for new projects. Select the one you want to open, and click OK.Click this link to view our tutorial videos online. An active Internet connection is needed in order to access this content.Clicking this button opens the Getting started help topic, which contains links that open tutorials and introductory help topics.If you uncheck this check box, the SONAR Quick Start dialog box appears only when you use the Help > Quick Start command.
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Note - Using Offline Help
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