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The View menu allows you to view various Explorer panes in the program. Please note the shortcut keystroke for common operations are also defined on the menu, you can use the keyboard shortcut to invoke the associated function directly from the keyboard. You can also see shortcut icons for some menu items on the menu as a guide that there is a shortcut toolbar icon for the option.

Analysis Explorer

This menu item allows you to open the Analysis Explorer pane in the main window. The Analysis Explorer is used to analyse positions and games.


Opening Explorer

This menu item allows you to open the Opening Explorer pane in the main window. The Opening Explorer is used to explore openings and other positions from various sources.


Game Explorer

This menu item allows you to open the Game Explorer pane at the bottom of the main window. The Game Explorer is used to explore Games in a database.


Player Explorer

This menu item allows you to open the Player Explorer dialog. The Player Explorer is used to explore players, their games and performances in a database.


Flip board

This menu item will turn the board around, for example by default White is playing up the board, if you turn the board White will be playing down the board and Black up it.


Hide next moves
This menu item enters the puzzle mode where the moves from the current position are hidden and you can guess moves. HIARCS Chess Explorer will monitor your choices and let you know whether you are picking the correct moves.


If you wish to see the next move in the game rather than guessing it, click the forward button or press the right arrow key on the keyboard.


To exit hide next moves at any stage click the "Click to show all moves" text in the game notation or uncheck the Hide next moves menu item.