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The MGM Toolbar provides the controls for all aspects of model usage, including managing Crop Plans and the results of growth simulation, construction of crop plans, and the viewing of simulation results. While some features of Excel may be used for some things, it is suggested that the new user use the MGM Toolbar and related features like the Shortcuts described below. On opening the workbook, the MGM Toolbar is found at the bottom of the Excel workbook window, below the worksheet tabs row.

The MGM Toolbar provides the controls for all aspects of model usage, including managing Crop Plans and the results of growth simulation, construction of crop plans, and the viewing of simulation results. While some features of Excel may be used for some things, it is suggested that the new user use the MGM Toolbar and related features like the Shortcuts described below. On opening the workbook, the MGM Toolbar is found at the bottom of the Excel workbook window, below the worksheet tabs row.


MGM Tools Menu and Help

 MGM Tools Menu

Management of worksheets

 Open new or existing Crop Plans worksheet

 Save Crop Plans, Stand, or Record worksheets

Construction of Crop Plans

 Insert new event or crop plan 

 Edit selected event 

 Delete selected event or crop plan 

Navigation buttons

      Move the active event as needed within the Crop Plans worksheet. 

Simulation of stand dynamics for the current Crop Plans worksheet

    Execute Crop Plan(s) found in the Crop Plans worksheet 

Review the results of simulations

 View the Record worksheets in the MGM workbook as well as those saved in the MGM Records workbook. 

Shortcut access to Toolbar features

Right-click on an event within the Crop Plan worksheet to set the event as the Active, or Current, event. The shortcut menu appears and allows quick access to common MGM Toolbar buttons (Insert, Edit, Delete and execution buttons). These are the common controls used when constructing and testing new Crop Plans.