[Geany-devel] msgwin_*_visible preferences

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Fri Jul 9 01:41:25 UTC 2010

On 9 July 2010 03:42, Dimitar Zhekov <dimitar.zhekov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> In keyfile.c there are 4 preferences: msgwin_status_visible,
> msgwin_compiler_visible, msgwin_messages_visible and
> msgwin_scribble_visible. They are currently hidded, but not
> documented as such, and are grouped with the Interface preferences. As
> aconsequence, using Edit -> Preferences or quitting Geany writes them
> into geany.conf, so you must stop all geanys to change any of these.
> Nick did some research: Enrico added msgwin_*_visible six months ago,
> with the intent to include them in the preferences dialog.
>> r4500 | eht16 | 2009-12-20 20:07:52 +0000 (Sun, 20 Dec 2009) | 1 line
>> Add preferences for hiding single tabs from the messages window (no GUI
>> preferences yet, still to be implemented).
> My question is: do you need these in the Preferences dialog? If not,
> it'll be good to at least make them "officially" hidden.

If they exist they should be official though personally I don't know
why you would want to hide any of these, compiler and messages are
integral to the operation of Geany and then the other couple of tabs
don't cost much.


> Personally I can live without yet another 4 checkboxes in the dialog,
> and so can Nick.
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> E-gards: Jimmy
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