[Lazarus] Default project ?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Nov 19 18:07:52 CET 2020

On Thu, 19 Nov 2020, Bo Berglund via lazarus wrote:

> On Thu, 19 Nov 2020 12:17:11 +0100, Bart via lazarus
> <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:
>> Can we now get back to the original question this thread was about?
> I agree that it would be nice to have a setting in Lazarus to define
> *what type of project* it will autogenerate in absence of a previous
> project to load.
> But it is not that difficult really to configure Lazarus to not load
> the previous project and then when the default pops up go to
> Project/New... and select the wanted type.
> So a setting for "Default project type" might help...
> The issue here might be to avoid loading a massive project
> un-necessarily when one wants to start a new project.
> If the checkbox at
> Tools/Options/Environment/Open_Last_Project_And_Packages_At_Start
> is unchecked it acts the same as if the start command contains the
> argument --skip-last-project, so it is easier to manage this way.

No, I want it actually to create a 'Simple program' as that is what I do in
90% of cases. The 9 other percent is 'Console application' and maybe 1%
'Application' (the current default).

I'll post a feature request in the bugtracker.


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