The MSS Symbol Editor has three active tabs.
|Edit||Tab to customize the modifier and attributes of the Base Symbol|
|Preview||Tab displays a preview of the symbol including the symbol name, military abbreviation and the hierarchy|
|About MSS||Tab lists the version of MSS Web Service and MSS Library used by the Web Application|
Edit is the main tab, it provides all the function to create and customize the Military Symbols. This includes the following function groups:
The modifiers supported by a Symbol are structured in a Drop-Down Menu. The modifiers can be selected or deselected by a single click. The MSS Symbol Editor supports the modifiers according to the definition in the MIL-STD-2525 standard. This includes the position, availability and length.
Affiliation supported by Symbols are structured in a separate Drop-Down Menu. The Affiliation can be selected by a single click in the Menu:
3. Operational Condition
The available Operational Condition (Status) of a Symbol are structured in a Drop-Down Menu. It can be selected by a single click in the Menu:
4. Text Modifier
The Text-Modifiers available round the Symbol or tactical Graphic can be edited directly within the Editor. You can find more information on the Modifier by pressing on the `i` – Button:
This tab shows a preview of the Military Symbol including with additional information.
The Symbol is displayed on the left side. On the right side the dynamic rendered name is displayed. This includes:
|Military Name||Generated Abbreviation of Military Symbol (including with Modifiers)|
|Short Name||Name of Base Symbol according to the Symbology Standards|
|Alias||Other Names or Equipment-Name of the Symbol (Pseudonym)|
|Abbreviation||Abbreviation of Base Symbol according to the Symbology Standards|
|Full Name||Full hierarchy name according to MIL-STD-2525|
About MSS Tab
This tab shows the version info of MSS and the MSS Symbol Editor used.