Chapter 4. Interface Overview

Menu Items

GameNew (Ctrl+N)

Starts a new game. It creates a random board using the current difficulty level.

GamePause (P)

Pauses the game time. Click on the menu item again to make the game resume. Note that the board disappears when the game is paused as it would be unfair if you could search for good moves without the time pressure.

GameShow High Scores (Ctrl+H)

Shows a dialog containing the High Scores for the various difficulty levels.

GameQuit (Ctrl+Q)

Quits the program.


Use it to give up a game. It shows you the solution, but the record will not be considered as a high score.

MoveUnlock All

Unlock all cells which were previously locked by the player using Space or automatically after checking Auto lock option on General page of Configure - KNetWalk dialog.


Lets you set the difficulty level from a sub-menu.

There are five levels of difficulty:

  • Easy: 5 rows, 5 columns, without wrapping.

  • Medium: 7 rows, 7 columns, without wrapping.

  • Hard: 9 rows, 9 columns, without wrapping.

  • Very hard: 9 rows, 9 columns, with wrapping.

  • Custom: The settings you have configured in the Configure - KNetWalk dialog will be used.

SettingsConfigure KNetWalk...

Open Configure - KNetWalk dialog. Please see Game Configuration for more information.

Additionally KNetWalk has the common KDE Settings and Help menu items, for more information read the sections about the Settings Menu and Help Menu of the KDE Fundamentals.