[Gambas-user] develop for pinephone: windows exceeds the screen size

Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 21:02:46 CET 2022

Le 16/01/2022 à 12:30, roberto.premoli at tiscali.it a écrit :
> Hi all, here the situation.
> hardware: pinephone
> distro: mobian (debian bookworm)
> gambas: 3.16.2-whatever (the last available release updated yesterday)
> gambas starts correctly but the initial window (and also "tip of the 
> day" advise) is too much larger than display (720x1440) so it make 
> impossible to reach the menu because it "fall" outside the left border 
> of menu: in short, the left, right, top and bottom border of the window 
> "falls" ouside the phisical border of the screen.
> It will be nice - say better: necessary -  that the initial screen 
> detect the size of display and resize to not exceed his size.
> My wish goal is to develop directly on pinephone using keyboard and 
> mouse connected to the "docking station" of pinephone. I know it is 
> uncofortable but at least it garantee me i can develop everywere i am 
> without the need of a external screen and/or a vnc connection. More, it 
> garantee me that the final program will act as espected (font size, ecc).
> Thanks.
> Roberto

Yes, Gambas was not designed to run on such small screens.

I'm currently thinking about the implementation of "distant debugging 
through ssh", so that you can develop on a desktop PC, and run / debug 
your program directly on the PinePhone through ssh.


Benoît Minisini

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