[Lazarus] IDE main window?

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Mon Dec 5 18:12:04 CET 2016

On Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:39:21 -0500
Donald Ziesig via Lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

> Now that I have Lazarus 1.6.2 working :-D, I have a few questions:
> Is there any way to resize the IDE main window so that it extends the 
> full width of the display?  Right now it only extends 2/3 of the way 
> across and I have to manually scroll the components to the right.  
> Earlier versions of lazarus allowed re-sizing to full width.

AFAIK there is no limit. What is your screen resolution?
Do you use sparta or anchordocking?

> Can I resize the component icons so that they can be seen without a 
> magnifying glass?  It seems that the icon files are all 16x16 pixels.  I 
> can use gimp to resize the individual icons, but would the ide use the 
> larger images?  I did reset the linux screen resolution to 144x144 and 
> lazarus' source editor responded with appropriately larger text.

Ondrej is working on scaling.

> Can I extend the time display of the Messages window tooltip, or can the 
> messages window wrap text so the entire message is visible?

Both are good ideas. Please create feature requests.


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