New Project: Creates a new project. To create a new project, it is necessary to save it somewhere.
Open Project: Opens new project. You can open a resource script (*.rc), a compiled resource script (*.res) or a Win32 PE file (*.exe, *.dll, *.ocx). If you open a compiled resource script or a PE file, ResEdit will ask you to save the project before importing the file.
Save: Saves the current project.
Save As: Saves the current project in a user-specified location. Since every project has a resource.h file, you should not save two different projects in the same directory.
Export as C/C++ Code:
C/C++ Code: Creates a .cpp file containing code for the menu and dialog box resources.
Compiled resource script: Creates compiled resource script with the project resources.
Code proview: Show a preview of the resource script in a window. You can choose whether C++ code or RC script.
Close project: Close the current project.
Add resource: Adds a new resource to the project.
New instance: Opens a new instance of ResEdit. Since ResEdit has a single document interface, you will have to open multiple instances if you need to have multiple projects open simultaneously.
Quit: Quits the application.
Not all of the edit menu items are available for every resource type.
Undo: Undoes the last operation.
Redo: Redoes the last operation that was undone.
Cut: Cuts the selected element (not available for all resources).
Copy: Copies the selected element (not available for all resources).
Paste: Pastes the selected element (not available for all resources).
Delete: Deletes the selected element (not available for all resources).
Select All: Selects all the elements (not available for all resources).
Dialog (only when a dialog editor is active)
Test dialog: Opens the dialog being edited.
Modify tab order: Open a dialog box which lets you modify the controls tab order.
Configure grid and margin: This is a shortcut for the Dialog Editor preferences page.
Resource Tree: Shows the resource tree panel.
Toolbax: Shows the dailog box toolbox panel.
Properties: Shows the property panel.
Auto Save Layout: Specifies if the layout should be automatically savec when exiting the program.
Associate .rc files with ResEdit: Configures Windows so that users may double-click .rc files to have them opened in ResEdit.
Preferences: Opens the preferences dialog box.
Help: Displays this help file.
ResEdit web page: Goes to the ResEdit home page in your preferred browser.
Check for update: Checks to see if a newer version of ResEdit is available. If a newer version is available, ResEdit will optionally update.
About: Displays some information about ResEdit, including its version and author.