[Gambas-user] Settings.Write(MyForm) could it only update pos/size if not maximized?

Benoit Minisini benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Fri Jan 20 03:56:47 CET 2023

Le 20/01/2023 à 01:28, Bruce Steers a écrit :
> Hey Ben.
> I've noticed something if we save a window position on program exit with 
> Settings.Write(Me) (my programs and the gambas ide)
> if the window is maximized the geometry saves as the full window size, 
> the screen and adds a var to the .Settings variant[] to specify if it's 
> maximized.
> On Reloading a previously maximized form and a Settings.Read(Me) call it 
> restores the windows full screen size then sets Maximized = True.
> Then if you un-maximize the window is still full screen just not maximized.
> Wouldn't it be better or could we have an option to save the last known 
> window dimensions if maximized?
> Does that make sense? and would it even work?
> So if window was maximized on closing then on the next load it would 
> restore the non-maximized size, then maximize the window, then upon 
> un-maximizing the window should shrink to the last saved un-maximized size.
> It seems pointless (and i think my idea is a better method) to save the 
> windows size if maximized considering the Settings.class will set 
> Form.Maximized = True anyway.
> I feel that previous window position/size was data i wish i hadn't lost :(
> ;)
> Respects
> BruceS

Good point.

Benoît Minisini.

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