[Lazarus] How to minimize/restore lazarus (Ubuntu)?

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 23:30:55 CEST 2011

On Sun, 10 Apr 2011 23:29:15 +0300, ik <idokan at gmail.com> wrote:

>Please see answer inline.
>On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 22:08, Bo Berglund <bo.berglund at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was using Lazarus to create a console application for parsing out
>> data from a network speed test program.
>> When doing this I had to look at files from the test application and
>> then code back and forth. But it was very annoying that it seems not
>> to be possible to minimize Lazarus and then clicking the Lazarus icon
>> on the task bar to bring it all back up.
>> There are a whole bunch of buttons on the tsak bar all havingf the
>> Lazarus icon and when I click them I only get a single window of the
>> IDE avisible each time. So I have to click them in turn one by one.
>> Why is this so (at least in Ubuntu 10)?
>> Compare to Delphi7 where there is a single minimize to use to get rid
>> of all Delphi windows and a single Delphi task bnar button to restore
>> *all* buttons.....
>You can tell Lazarus to display one button only in the Lazarus IDE options.
>The default are multi windows, but you can change it for single button.

Could you tell me exactly which config window/setting it is?
I cannot find anything when I look...

>You can also use docking manager that you can install and make Lazarus
>support docking.

I don't want to use docked windows....
It is like Visual Studio, right?

Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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