|Look Sensitivity||Adjusts the camera's sensitivity. A higher value makes the camera turn faster.|
|Invert Look||Inverts the look rotation on the selected axis.|
|Run in Background||When checked, the simulation continues running if the window loses focus.|
|Language||A list of all available languages.|
|Resolution||Changes the screen resolution.|
|Resolution Scale||Changes the screen resolution scale. This feature allows to increase performance by lowering graphics quality. Useful when running Factory I/O on low-end graphics cards or at high resolutions (higher than Full HD).|
|Display Mode||Changes the display between fullscreen and window mode.|
|Quality||Selects the visual quality (in some machines increasing quality may lower performance).|
|V-Sync||Turns V-Sync on or off. It is recommended to turn it off on low spec machines.|
|Enable Sound||Turns sounds on or off.|
|Volume||Changes the sounds volume.|
On this panel, you can change which key is assigned to which action. The following list includes the default keys and respective actions.
|Backspace||Reset camera position.|
|Left Ctrl||Multiple selection.|
|Left slash||Show/hide console.|
|I||Show/hide sensor tags.|
|O||Show/hide actuator tags.|
|B||Applies time scale.|
|Pause||Pause the simulation.|
|F5||Switch the simulation mode (Run/Edit).|
On the Instructor panel, you may lock the current scene to run mode, lock current parts from being edited and hide failures. These features allow the instructor to challenge trainees to complete partially built systems and perform troubleshooting analysis.
|Run Mode Only||Locks the current scene from being edited. Note that you must save and reopen the scene before this option takes effect.|
|Lock Parts||Locks current parts from being edited (indicated by a mouse cursor with a locker). Locked parts can't be changed in any way, although new parts may be added to the scene.|
|Hide Failures||Hides all failures warnings from tags.|
|Password||Use a password to lock any of the previous features.|
On this panel, you may activate and deactivate a license and check relevant information about the current license.
|Current License||Displays the current license details. When using floating licenses, click on REFRESH to try to get a new license from the server.|
|License||Click on START TRIAL to start using a 30-day full feature trial (internet connection required).|
|Activate||Insert an activation key and click on ACTIVATE to activate FACTORY I/O (internet connection required). Note that the activation key must be inserted in the format
|Use Proxy||If you are running FACTORY I/O behind a proxy server check this option and insert your proxy settings (server, port, username and password) before activating or deactivating a license.|
At any moment, you can deactivate a license and activate it on another computer. Note that to deactivate a license you must be running FACTORY I/O with administrator privileges.