[Lazarus] IDE problems

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Tue Nov 26 00:45:01 CET 2013

On Mon, 25 Nov 2013 18:26:48 -0500
brian <brian at meadows.pair.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Something has spontaneously gone wrong with the IDE on my setup. I say 
> spontaneously because I was in the middle of debugging a program when 
> suddenly everything but the source window disappeared. I eventually 
> had to abort Lazarus and re-start the program, but now I see some very 
> strange behaviour :-
> 1) Pull-down menus stay pulled down, even when I've selected an entry.

What Lazarus version do you use?

> 2) Only the object inspector or the source editor can be visible at 
> any one time - select one, and the other vanishes.
> There are probably a few other quirks too, but those are the most 
> annoying two.
> In my Delphi days, there used to be a desktop configuration file which 
> you deleted if the IDE got all screwed up, and then when you ran the 
> program again you were back to all the defaults.
> Is there such a file for Lazarus? I assume this isn't a 
> version-specific question, but anyway, I'm running Lazarus under 
> 64-bit Debian multi-home, and the version is the latest as downloaded 
> by fpcup_linux_x64 two days ago, SVN revision 43478.

The config files are under Linux in $HOME/.lazarus.


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