[Gambas-user] Settings.Write(MyForm) could it only update pos/size if not maximized?
benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Fri Jan 20 14:21:03 CET 2023
Le 20/01/2023 à 12:16, Bruce Steers a écrit :
> On Fri, 20 Jan 2023, 02:57 Benoit Minisini,
> <benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
> <mailto:benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org>> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > Wouldn't it be better or could we have an option to save the last
> > 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.
> It's very good in action.
> I made the change last night and already appreciated doing it. (Hence
> the excited "ooh this is awesome" post)
> I accidentally submitted a merge thinking I was merging to my
> bruces-patched branch!
> sorry, I cancelled it. (Hope that wasn't wrong of me)
> I doubt my implementation is how you would do it.
As you said, the GUI component must remember the old window coordinates
when the window is maximized (or made fullscreen, or any other state
It seems possible to do that.
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