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Dividers into Options/Templates window
« on: December 04, 2008, 09:15:21 AM »
Request :
In Tools Options::Code Templates window, can you add an horizontal divider in the right part of window between Templates (topside) and Code (underside) to have the possibility to enlarge the Templates part : until now we can see only the first four templates.
And if it is possible, add a vertical divider right to the options list, to be able to reduce/enlarge this one.

Little bug :
Since version 546, in the same window, the table for Templates (topside), even when empty,  has an horizontal scrollbar, when the window has minimal width. Can you set the column widths in order to hide it ?

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Re: Dividers into Options/Templates window
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2008, 11:42:06 AM »
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In Tools Options::Code Templates window, can you add an horizontal divider in the right part of window between Templates (topside) and Code (underside) to have the possibility to enlarge the ...

Inserting of the splitter inside of the dialog can be a little bit difficult (but of course possible). But form my point of view you can solve the problem with small space by enlarging of the compete Options window. The size of it is persistant between session so you can change it once and then have it always open same size.

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Since version 546, in the same window, the table for Templates (topside), even when empty,  has an horizontal scrollbar, when the window has minimal width. Can you set the column widths in order to hide it ?
I would fix this next beta.

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Re: Dividers into Options/Templates window
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2008, 01:11:38 PM »
Thanks for quick answer and for v547.
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you can solve the problem with small space by enlarging of the compete Options window
Yes for the vertical divider, but not for the horizontal one I ask between topside and underside. Actually I can see no more than 4 templates at once.

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Re: Dividers into Options/Templates window
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2008, 03:32:30 PM »
Whould it help if I would do template list also stretchable on resize of dialog (this is just much more easy then adding splitter)?

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Re: Dividers into Options/Templates window
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2008, 04:19:09 PM »
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template list also stretchable on resize of dialog
Yes, it is a good workaround. But actually the Templates table spreads out on 1/4 of the window height and 3/4 for the text of the selected template. I think it is too long for the text (anyway this control has its vertical scrollbar). Perhaps fifty-fifty ? I'd like to see at least 8 or 10 templates at once.

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Re: Dividers into Options/Templates window
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2008, 03:22:18 PM »
With 1.40.550 I did my best...

I reduced the size of code template window, and now it is possible to see 7 templates in a list initially.
And with resizing you can increase size of template preview window to have more space for editing.
I have tried to resize both on dialog resize, but results were not very nice. There was too much space between list and preview window, so I have stopped in this variant that you can see in 550.
Also I have solved problem with horizontal scroll bars in list windows. To have more vertical space.

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Re: Dividers into Options/Templates window
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2008, 04:26:31 PM »
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now it is possible to see 7 templates in a list initially
Thanks