[Gambas-user] IDE Operatiuon questn - suggestions part 2

John Anderson johna at starflightinc.com
Mon May 24 17:28:39 CEST 2021

On 5/22/2021 10:30 AM, Benoît Minisini wrote:
> Le 22/05/2021 à 16:24, Benoît Minisini a écrit :
>> Le 22/05/2021 à 05:52, John Anderson a écrit :
>>> On Gambas IDE itself:
>>> A)  One thing I noticed as a newer user that's used to VB6 / Qt IDE 
>>> world:  On the properties browser on right hand window:  Those 
>>> Gambas properties aren't actually changed until you hit return or 
>>> tab away on that property, or use the spin up/down for that 
>>> property.  For instance if I have an object selected on a form, and 
>>> I go to properties and change some property X...I see the property 
>>> is displaying the new value, and in my mind that property has a new 
>>> value.  Then I hit RUN:  That property reverts to old value.  You 
>>> have to change the property value THEN hit Return, or tab to another 
>>> property or use that focused property's spin up/down button BEFORE 
>>> attempting to compile or run the program. You have to be a bit 
>>> careful there to change properties then test in the correct order, 
>>> otherwise you'll swear you changed a property but really the change 
>>> was discarded.  It would be neat if the new property value could be 
>>> applied as the cursor leaves the property pane, or before any Save / 
>>> Compile / Make is executed.
>> It's just a bug. But apparently it does not bother a lot of people... 
>> I will fix it.
> It should be fixed in commit 
> https://gitlab.com/gambas/gambas/-/commit/74acc3d14ebbf479e2fd6bef309e1ed35b6709f6.
> Regards,
Thanks Benoît, changing properties working better now!


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