Navigating through the Application

Once the KillDisk application is launched, you will be presented with the main KillDisk application dashboard. From here you can use any of KillDisk's tools with your system. This section will outline the main components of the application. The full functionality and features of these components are discussed in their corresponding sections later in this documentation:

Figure: Navigating the KillDisk application

File menu bar
The file menu bar contains can be manipulated to perform nearly any operation in KillDisk, such as accessing elements of the program such a settings and help, changing views and what is visible in the dashboard, opening tools, and navigating between KillDisk's windows.
Command Toolbar
The command toolbar is a dynamic toolbar that allows the user to perform Tabbed Window-specific actions, depending on what window the user is in and what element is selected.
Windowed view
Contains the window that is currently open.
Output window
Contains the log of operations KillDisk has performed.
Advanced tool tabs
These tabs allow for navigation between the different advanced tool windows.
Advanced tool window
This window shows the data for the Advanced tool selected. The window can be moved, popped out and re-sized.

To browse through each of these views, click on the appropriate tab. You may also open a view from the View menu.

To close the current view at any time, press CTRL+F4. To open any closed view, select it from the View menu.

The status bar, at the bottom of the workspace shows the current status of the application or status of the activity in progress.