Chapter 4. Interface Overview

Menu Items

The Game Menu

The Game menu lets you control the status of the current game:

GameNew (Ctrl+N)

Finishes the current game and starts a new session with new tiles.

GameRestart Game (F5)

Restarts the current game with the same tiles.

GamePause (P)

Pauses the game, especially the timer which affects the scoring. The menu entry is also used for resuming the game.

GameShow High Scores (Ctrl+H)

Shows your top ten charts of Shisen-Sho.

GameQuit (Ctrl+Q)

Quits Shisen-Sho.

Some of the menu items can also be controlled by keyboard shortcuts. See the section called “Default Key Bindings” for a list.

The Move Menu

MoveUndo (Ctrl+Z)

Undoes the last step. Same as the Undo button in the toolbar.

MoveRedo (Ctrl+Shift+Z)

Redoes the last step. Same as the Redo button in the toolbar.

MoveHint (H)

Shows a hint, which two tiles to remove next.

The Settings Menu

SettingsPlay Sounds

Plays a sound when you touch a tile by clicking with it the left mouse button and when a tile is falling down playing with Gravity enabled.

SettingsConfigure Shisen-Sho...

Opens the configuration dialog to change Shisen-Sho settings.

Additionally Shisen-Sho 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.