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  • Displaying the "Window position preview" pane
  • Opening mode and position of the windows
  • Modifying the opening mode of a window
  • Defining the opening position of a window in the "Window position preview" pane
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The "Window position preview" pane
Overview
The "Window position preview" pane is used to view and/or modify the opening position of the windows currently modified (according to the screen resolution used).
The popup menu (right mouse click) of the "Window position preview" pane is used to:
  • View one or more resolutions used when deploying the application ("1024x768", "1152x864", ... in the above example). These resolutions are represented by dots.
  • View a reference resolution ("1152x864" in the above example). This resolution is represented by a blue line.
  • Display (or not) the characteristics of the resolutions displayed.
  • Modify the opening mode of the windows (centered in the screen, maximized, ...). See Modifying the opening mode of the windows for more details.
Displaying the "Window position preview" pane
To display the "Window position preview" pane, select "Tools .. Options .. Options of the environment", "Panes" tab and check "Window position preview".To display the "Window position preview" pane, on the "Home" pane, in the "Environment" group, expand "Panes" and select "Window position preview".
For example:
See Handling the dockable panes for more details.
Opening mode and position of the windows
The different opening modes are as follows:
  • Centered in relation to the screen: the window is centered in the screen.
  • Centered in relation to the parent: the window is centered in relation to the calling window.
  • Relative to the screen: the window is opened at the position defined in the "Window position preview" pane.
  • Relative to the parent: the window is opened at the position defined in the "Window position preview" pane. This position is relative to the calling window.
  • Maximized: the window is opened in full screen.
  • Off-screen: the window is not visible in the screen.

Modifying the opening mode of a window

To modify the opening mode of a window:
  1. Select the window in the "Window position preview" pane.
    Note: To appear in the "Window position preview" pane, the windows must be opened in the window editor.
  2. Display the popup menu (right mouse click).
  3. Select the requested opening mode.

Defining the opening position of a window in the "Window position preview" pane

To define the opening position of a window in the "Window position preview" pane:
  1. Select the window in the "Window position preview" pane.
    Note: To appear in the "Window position preview" pane, the windows must be opened in the window editor.
  2. Keep the left mouse button down.
  3. Move the window to the requested position and release the mouse button.
Note: The opening mode and position of a window can also be defined in the "GUI" tab of the description window ("Description" from the popup menu of the window).
Minimum required version
  • Version 14
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