On startup two windows will open, a main window with menu and icon list
and a chart window with a table of planetary positions.
The menu command Document → Edit Chart Data will open a dialog
window where you can edit the chart's data. Click OK to close
the dialog and calculate positions according to the new data.
Right click into the chart window will open a context menu. Here you
can change the view type: Vedic/western
The menu commands in the Vedic menu will open subwindows for
Same for the commands in the Western menu for western astrology
The chart will be saved with the command File → Save. Enter a
suitable file name.
The chart will be closed if you close the first tabular window of
A new chart can be open with the command File → New
Some view types do not belong to a specific chart (e.g. Ephemeris).
Consequently some commands are not available, e.g. Dasa view.
The configuration is under Extras → Configuration.
First tab ("General"): select your preferred view style: Vedic
Go to the second tab and configure the Default Location.
The application window contains a list of all opened windows.
You can right click on the icons in the list to open a context menu.
Each child window will be raised if you double click the icon. Menu
commands only affect the active window.
Each chart has a main window. All dependend child windows will
be closed if you close the main window.
Each child window has a context menu that can be opened with
right click on the window.
A new chart has the current time and default location as base data.
You can change it with the chart data dialog (right click → Birth
You can toggle the view style (Vedic/western) of all child
windows that support toggle.
There are permanent and temporary options. Permanent options
can be configured in the configuration dialog, temporary options can
be switched in the context menu and will be lost after closing the
Mouse wheel changes the style of graphical charts (MacOS X:
The chart data is stored in files. If you change the birth data,
you will be asked if you want to save the data. Saved charts can be
opened again later.