Fusion Builder Live Preferences

02/04/2020

Fusion Builder Live is an intuitive and minimalistic workspace, but there are also a range of preferences to help you work in the way you want to. Let’s look at the Preferences in Fusion Builder Live, accessed from the main toolbar from the Preferences icon, as seen below.

Fusion Builder Live Preferences Menu

Read on to discover how you can customize your Workspace with the Fusion Builder Live Preferences.

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Sidebar Panel Position

Sidebar Panel Position

Select the side which you want the sidebar panel to be displayed on. If you use the Sidebar Element Editing Mode, you can determine whether the panel opens on the left or the right side of the screen. Left is the default.

Element Editing Mode

Element Editing Mode

Choose if element editing should be in the sidebar or in a dialog. If you choose dialog, you can resize and move the dialog to whatever position on the screen you prefer.

Automatically Open Element Settings

Automatically Open Element Settings

Choose if the settings should be opened automatically after adding an element. By default, this is turned on. In most cases, the default behavior will be ideal, as when adding an Element, you will usually want to edit it immediately.

Enable Keyboard Shortcuts

Enable Keyboard Shortcuts

Choose if Keyboard Shortcuts should be enabled or disabled. There are a range of Keyboard Shortcuts in Fusion Builder, and you can enable or disable them here. See the Keyboard Shortcuts section below for more detail.

Show Tooltips

Show Tooltips

Choose if tooltips should be enabled or disabled. This controls the description you get when you hover over any tool in Fusion Builder Live. It is on by default.

Enable Sticky Header

Enable Sticky Header

Choose if Sticky Headers should be enabled or disabled. Sticky Headers can obstruct Container Controls while building. This option just disables the sticky header in the Live Builder, not on the front end.

Enable Transparent Header

Enable Transparent Header

Choose if transparent headers should be enabled or disabled. Transparent headers can block Container Controls at times, so if your site has a transparent header, you can enable or disable it in the builder here.

Enable Preview for Filter Options

Enable Preview for Filter Options

Choose if element filter options preview should be enabled or disabled. Some Elements have a range of Filters, under the Extras tab. This setting determines whether you see a preview of these filters while editing.

Show Droppable Areas While Dragging

Show Droppable Areas While Dragging

Enable in order to see all dropppable areas while dragging element. With this enabled, you will see all possible droppable areas as a white line. With it disabled, you will only see a blue line as you mouse over a droppable area.

Sidebar Panel Overlay Mode

Sidebar Panel Overlay Mode

Choose if the sidebar panel should act as an overlay. If enabled, the sidebar will overlay the preview content. If disabled, the preview content will resize to fit the new screen area.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Fusion Builder Live also comes with a range of shortcuts to help with your efficiency. You can find a full list of these under the Support Icon on the right hand side of the toolbar as seen below.

Keyboard Shortcuts

There are a range of both Toggle Hotkeys, and Action Hotkeys. See the full list below.

Keyboard Shortcuts