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  • How to define the first project window?
  • Defining the first project window in the "Project explorer" pane
  • Defining the first window from the project graph
  • Defining the first window in the project description
  • Defining the first window in the configuration description
  • Defining the first window in the ribbon
  • Defining the first window during the project test
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Overview
The first project window corresponds to the first window that will be opened when starting the WINDEV or WINDEV Mobile application.
This window is also the first window that will be opened during the project test on the development computer.
How to define the first project window?
WINDEV proposes several methods for defining and choosing the first project window:
Note: The first project window is also request during the project test, if no window was defined. See Running the test of a project for more details.

Defining the first project window in the "Project explorer" pane

To define the first project window:
  1. In the "Project explorer" pane, select the window that will be defined as first window.
  2. Display the popup menu of window (right mouse click) and select "First project window".

    The First Window icon icon is used to identify the first project window in the "Project explorer" pane.
Note: If the project includes several configurations, a first window can be defined for each configuration. To do so, you must:
  1. Select the requested project configuration in the project explorer.
  2. Define the first project window in the popup menu of the project explorer.

Defining the first window from the project graph

To define the first project window:
  1. Display the project graph.
  2. In the project graph, select the window that will be defined as first window.
    Note: To select a window in the project graph, type the first letters of the name of the window to select: the sought window is automatically selected.
  3. Display the popup menu of window (right mouse click) and select "First project window".
    Options of project graph

    The first project window is displayed with an orange background:
    First window on orange background

Defining the first window in the project description

To define the first window in the project description:
  1. Display the project description ("Project .. Project description").Display the project description: on the "Project" pane, in the "Project" group, click "Description".
  2. In the "First window" list, select the window that will be the first project window.
  3. Validate.

Defining the first window in the configuration description

To define the first window in the project description:
  1. Display the project description: on the "Project" pane, in the "Project" group, click "Description".
  2. In the "General" tab, click on "Description of current configuration".
  3. The description window of the current configuration is displayed.
  4. In the "General" tab, the "First project window" list allows you to select the first project window.
Versions 18 and later

Defining the first window in the ribbon

To define the first window in the ribbon:
  1. Display the requested window in the window editor.
  2. On the "Window" pane, in the "Edit" group, check "1st project window".
New in version 18

Defining the first window in the ribbon

To define the first window in the ribbon:
  1. Display the requested window in the window editor.
  2. On the "Window" pane, in the "Edit" group, check "1st project window".

Defining the first window in the ribbon

To define the first window in the ribbon:
  1. Display the requested window in the window editor.
  2. On the "Window" pane, in the "Edit" group, check "1st project window".

Defining the first window during the project test

To run the test of a project from the editor, select "Project .. Test mode .. Debug the project" (Ctrl + F9). The editor is automatically minimized and the project is run.To run the test of a project from the editor:
  1. On the "Project" pane, in the "Test mode" group, expand "Test mode" and select "Debug the project" (Ctrl + F9). You also have the ability to click among the quick access buttons.
  2. If the first project window was not defined, a window is displayed, allowing you to select the first project window.
  3. The editor is automatically minimized and the project is run.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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