This command brings up the Display page of the Preferences dialog box. These options are part of the current configuration.
The Display Elements group is used to turn on and off elements of the user interface.
Turns on and off the status bar at the bottom of the Source Insight application window.
Turns on and off the main toolbar at the top of the Source Insight application window.
Turns on and off the Clip Window.
Turns on and off the Project Window.
Turns on and off the Context Window.
Turns on and off all Relation Windows.
Resets the positions of all the auxiliary windows so that they are moved onto the main monitor, and are not transparent.
The items in the Options Group control general options for different display elements in the program.
Page Number in status bar
If checked, then the current page number that contains the current selection is also displayed in the status bar. The page number is calculated from the size the printer font selected in the Document Options command, plus syntax formatting options, and the settings made in Page Setup.
Cascade new windows
If checked, Source Insight will cascade new windows down the screen in the conventional Windows way. If not checked, Source Insight will position new windows exactly at the same location as the current window. The new window will cover the old window.
Maximize new windows
If checked, then Source Insight will automatically maximize newly opened windows. If not checked, then Source Insight will just open the windows in the normal MDI fashion.
Horizontal scroll bars for each new window
If checked, then each new source file window created will get a horizontal scroll bar.
Vertical scroll bars for each new window
If checked, then each new source file window created will get a vertical scroll bar.
Smooth scrolling windows
If checked, then windows will scroll more smoothly, instead of jumping one line at a time. Smooth scrolling only takes place if you are not scrolling continuously, but rather one or two lines at a time. If you start editing or scrolling quickly then smooth scrolling speeds up too. If not checked, then windows scroll one whole line at a time. You might want to turn this off if you do not have an accelerated video card and scrolling operations are slow with your video card.
Show line revision marks in left margin
If checked, then Source Insight displays a highlight in the left margin selection bar area next to each line that has been edited, or where lines have been deleted since the file was saved or opened. This makes it easy to see what lines you have edited. The Go To Next Change and Go To Previous Change commands (ALT+Keypad + and ALT+Keypad -) will jump forward and backward through the changes in the current file.
Show bookmarks in left margin
If checked, then Source Insight displays a bookmark icon in the left margin selection bar area next to each line that has a mark added with the Bookmarks command.
Show exact case of file names
If checked, then Source Insight displays file names using the exact upper and lower case of the name as it appears in the file system. If not checked, then Source Insight will format the file name to look a little nicer by converting it to lower case and capitalizing the first letter. Source Insight does not alter the file name if it already contains a mixture of upper and lower case letters.
This option only affects how Source Insight displays file names. The file names are stored internally and in the database exactly as the file system reports them.
Show read-only file names with ! mark
If checked, then Source Insight displays read-only file names in window titles with an exclamation point (!) at the beginning of the file name. This only affects how the file name is displayed in window titles.
Show current project name in application background
If checked, then the name of the current project is drawn in the multiple document background area of the Source Insight application window.
Tile source and destination windows for Source Link commands
If checked, then Source Insight tiles two windows to show the source and destination source links whenever you use one of the source link commands, such as Go To First Link, or Go To Next Link. The source link commands are also used when you run a custom command that parses output for source links (such as a “compile” command). If not checked, then Source Insight will not alter the window arrangement when you used the source link commands, but it will active the window containing the target of the source link.
Source Insight does not perform tiling if the current window is maximized.
Use background textures
Enables the use of a gray texture in the background of user interface elements, such as toolbars and dialog boxes.
Use flat style toolbars
Uses the newer, “flat” style toolbar buttons, such as those in newer Windows programs. If not checked, then toolbar buttons will have a raised-button look.
For Windows XP and newer, this enables the use of XP theming and visual styles in dialog boxes, menus, window frames, and other user interface elements. Changing this setting requires restarting Source Insight.
Enables simple animations to show when input focus changes to a floating tool window, and when floating windows are “rolled up” or “rolled down”. You might want to turn off animations if your video card performance is slow.
Sort Window menu by usage and Sort Window menu by title
Use these radio buttons to specify the sorting order of the window names on the Window menu. If Sort Window menu by usage is selected, then the window names are sorted with the most recently used window at the top. If Sort Window menu by title is selected, then the window names are sorted alphabetically.
Edits style properties. See also “Style Properties”.
Click this button to change character spacing options. See also “Character Spacing Options”.
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