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Managing Pages

Pages are arranged horizontally and you can turn over page by page by swiping to the left or right. You can add, remove or arrange the pages in the menu screen and each pages can be made vertically scrollable in the individual options.

Menu Screen

To know how to access the menu screen, please read the item 3 in FAQ.


1. Adding a new page

Basically, you must turn on the edit mode first to edit something in Total launcher. Just toggle on/off the locker button on the bottom of the menu screen to turn on/off the edit mode. While the edit mode is on, the "New page" button is activated on the bottom.


2. Sorting the page order

There is the swap button between pages and press it to exchange the positions.


3. Changing "home page"

One of the pages can be set as a "home page", which gets shown first when the launcher is started newly or you press the home key on another page. The first page is home in the default settings and you can see the "green" home icon on it in the menu screen. You can change another page to the home page by toggling the home button on the page. The button color is green for the current home page and yellow for the others.


4. Removing a page

Press the remove button on the page that you want to remove.


5. Page background (wallpaper)

Total launcher supports different backgrounds (wallpaper) for each page and each screen orientation. This can be set independently of the "system wallpaper", which is shared for all launchers. Press the the image button to set backgrounds of the page.

Page background options

Tap one of the previews in the dialog to change the background for the portrait or landscape orientation. (You know, TL supports different designs for each screen orientation).
"Fit type" is the option for how to show the background image on the page.

- Keep aspect ratio of image: The image will be cut (not stretched) to fit to the full screen.
- Stretch to screen: The image will be stretched to fit to the full screen.
- Stretch to content: The image will be stretched to fit to the content when the page can be scrolled vertically. When the content height would be larger than the screen height, the image gets stretched to the content height and is scrolling vertically.


6. Page options

When you press the option button, more options for the page are available.

Page options

- Label: Edit the label of the page.
- Fit content to the screen height (make vertically unscrollable): When this option is off, objects can be positioned out of the bottom of the screen and the page gets to be vertically scrollable. (Read the item 11 in Handling objects).
- Action on entered: Select an action (open an app or a shortcut) when fully entered to the page. (Watch this video to know how the option works.)

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