The operation of the PipeLay Graphical User Interface (GUI) is presented in the following sections:
•‘Overview’ introduces the overall layout of the program user interface.
•‘Creating and Managing Components’ describes how to manage the various components in a PipeLay project.
•‘Home Tab’ describes the functionality of the home tab.
•‘Insert Tab’ describes the functionality of the insert tab.
•‘Input Dialogs’ describes the operation of the PipeLay input dialogs.
•‘Fast Navigation’ outlines the features that allow for efficient navigation through the PipeLay program’s GUI.
•‘Export/Import Functionality’ describes the operation of the Export/Import tool and the syntax of the exported Plain text or XML file. It also describes how to modify the text or xml to automate model building with the Python programming language.