[Lazarus] Lazarus 2.2.6/Fpc 3.2.2 Win-32 - Cannot add desktops, why?

Giuliano Colla giuliano.colla at fastwebnet.it
Mon Apr 10 17:10:36 CEST 2023

Il 10/04/2023 16:53, Bo Berglund via lazarus ha scritto:

> I was following my notes on how to configure a newly installed Lazauus to my
> liking when I stumbled across an item I have not seen AFAICT:
> Normally I configure different desktops to use for different types of
> application, for example the one for standard GUI applications is different from
> what I use for console type programs.
> So I installed the 32 bit Lazarus on a Windows 10 x64 workstation using
> fpcupdeluxe (the reason for 32 bit is because I need that to be able to
> cross-compile for Raspberry Pi arm devices).
> I also installed the cross-compiler for arm-linux (the cross to Win64 was
> already installed when I installed the main Lazarus-32).
> When I now headed towards the desktop dialog (Tools/Desktops) it does not have
> an option to add new desktops! The only functions available on the "Manage
> Desktops" dialog are:
> - Save active desktop as..
> - Set active (disabled)
> - Toggle as debug desktop
> - Rename
> - Delete (disabled)
> - Move up (disabled)
> - Move down
> - Auto save active desktop checkbox is checked by default.
> I am used to getting into a dialog where one can add new desktops and name them
> whatever, then set one active and configure the desktop as needed and save it,
> then move to the next desktop and repeat.
> But this is not possible here! What am I missing?

Just use "save active desktop as" This will create a new entry named as 
you like. You may do it as many times as you want, and then you may edit 
each one to your taste.



Do not do to others as you would have them do to you.They might have different tastes.

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