Let’s understand the Flowgorithm tool components in this tutorial. Understanding the tool components will help to create flowcharts efficiently in less time. The main components of the flowchart tool are as follows:
- Main Window.
- Menu & Toolbar.
- Console Window.
- Variable Watch Window.
- Source Code Viewer.
The Main window consists of workplace to design the Flowgorithm flowchart. When we start a new flowchart Main window will be launched. We can start other windows from this window.
Menu & Toolbar
Flowgorithm tool menu consists of File, Edit, Program, Tools, and Help menu items. Most menu items have a keyboard shortcut to perform the action.
Similar to Menu, Toolbar has different icons for specific actions. The toolbar is easy to use with the mouse click on the toolbar icons.
The console window takes flowchart input. This window also displays the flowchart output to the user. When we execute the flowchart, the Console window displays the output.
Variable Watch Window
The Variable Watch window tracks the variables used in the Flowgorithm flowchart. The Variable Watch window will display each variable and its current value during the flowchart run time.
Source Code Viewer
Flowgorithm is a code generator tool. The Source Code Viewer will display the source code for the flowchart in many supported programming languages. We can choose the programming language from the language dropdown in the Source Code viewer window.