FileBack PC 4.0 Main Window
The main FileBack PC window is where you control the majority of the
operations within FileBack PC. Backup jobs are created, and
started, events are defined, and other configuration information is
- Window Title Bar: Displays the product name and version,
and who whom the software is registered. Also contains the
minimize, maximize, and close boxes. The minimize and maximize
boxes function as they do in other applications. The behavior
of the close box, however, is controlled in
Preferences / General.
Provides a traditional way of controlling the majority
of the features available within FileBack PC:
- Toolbar: This optional element of the FileBack PC window
allows configuration files to quickly be opened or saved, to edit
Preferences, start one or more backup
groups or jobs. It can also be
customized with links to your
own backup jobs, groups, and events. Click a button to
activate it, or right-click the toolbar and choose Customize
Toolbar to change its contents. Hovering your mouse over a
button will pop up a window that displays its function.
- Configuration Tab Pages
are the main areas for setting up FileBack PC.
- Tasks: Perform basic tasks
associated with setting up and using FileBack PC.
- Status / Log: View
current or past FileBack PC activity in an extensive color coded
- Backup Jobs contains
a list of the backup jobs currently available in FileBack PC.
- Events allows events such
as schedules and hardware changes to trigger backups and other
- Config Files provides
a way to customize which configuration file loads with FileBack
PC, and to include various backup job files as part of the
- (Optional) Tips pane: When FileBack PC detects situations
which may require your intervention, a tips pane featuring black
text on a yellow background may appear. If there is an action
to perform associated with the tip, clicking the tip will start that
action. Otherwise, you may click the Close button to
dismiss the tip.
- Instant Help window: As you move your mouse pointer over
the various menu options, buttons, and other visual elements of
FileBack PC a description of their function will appear in the
Instant Help window at the bottom of the main FileBack PC
screen. For full help on any feature in FileBack PC, press F1
to bring up this help document.