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The Menu key on the optional keypad bezels can be setup to jump to a specific screen, this example jumps to screen 5 – or if we go to a different project – the menu key is setup to bring up a screen selector menu. Now I can select the screen I want to go to and jump to that screen. So the Menu Key can be setup to jump to a list of screens to jump to or it can be setup to jump directly to a specific screen. Let’s see how to setup a Menu Key. You can setup the bezel menu key either here under the Navigation Windows Function Tab, Bezel Menu Key Setup, or here under the Setup Menu – Bezel Menu Key Setup. You have 3 options: You can have the Menu Key do nothing, do a screen change or do a screen selector. Let’s do a simple screen change first – and let’s go jump to screen 3 when we hit the menu key. Notice, by the way, that one of your options is to jump to the System Setup Screen – but for now we will leave it at screen 3. We’ll say OK – simulate – save the project. Up pops our project with our menu key programmed to jump directly to screen 3. You can also have the menu key take you to a Screen Selector menu – let’s bring that back up. Instead of a Screen Change, we want the screen selector. Now we pick: do we want to show the user Screen Numbers? Screen Names? Or Both? We’ll use both. We can select all screens, or we can pick which screens we want to be visible to the user. These screens will be visible to the user, these screens won’t be. If we want to add one, we simply select it and say ADD. If we want to get rid of one, we press DELETE and it pushes it back over here. The user will be presented with a list of screens 1,2 and 5. Let’s check it out. So now instead of a direct screen jump, the menu key should now bring up a menu of screens, to choose from. We can use the touch screen. We can use the function keys or we can even use the keypad bezel if we want. Finally, let’s do that screen change that takes us directly to the SETUP MENU. Back to our Bezel Menu Key Setup. We’re going to do a simple screen change BUT we’re going to change to the SETUP Screen. Let’s see what happens. Now this MENU key should take us to the system SETUP MENU. And sure enough it does. You can view things about the Panel, settings, test things, and of course, exit. That’s it for using the bezel MENU key – be sure to check out the other videos in this series. And as always, please send us any topics you would like to see covered – or - any other comments for that matter – we appreciate the feedback!