[Lazarus] IDE doesn't ask whether to open program as new project or as regular file

Mattias Gärtner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Mon Sep 13 13:39:23 CEST 2010

Zitat von Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com>:

> Am 10.09.2010 17:35, schrieb Mattias Gaertner:
>> On Sun, 05 Sep 2010 11:41:24 +0200
>> Sven Barth<pascaldragon at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> Is it normal that the IDE (0.9.29, rev 26569, Linux, GTK 2) doesn't ask
>>> anymore whether I want to open a Pascal program as a regular file or I
>>> want to create a new project for it?
>>> I had quickly created a small test app for an issue report in an
>>> external editor and wanted to test it inside Lazarus (because I found a
>>> problem with CodeTools). But when I opened (File->Open) the program file
>>> the IDE didn't ask what I want to use it for, but simply opened it as a
>>> regular file (I already had another program open).
>> Yes for a lpr file.
>> When opening a lpi file via File->Open the IDE always asks.
> Is this a changed behavior? I remember that it wasn't always like  
> this... (or do I have problems with my memory? :) ).

AFAIR it was always so.

> Nevertheless: could an option be added to ask on lpr files as well  
> (again?) ? I'll also create an issue report for it if you want. (So  
> that this isn't forgotten) :)

What's the problem with opening the lpi file, or using "open project"?


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