Re: Sizing of Textadept's window on startup

From: phayz <>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 15:31:05 -0700 (PDT)

On Mar 24, 1:31 am, mitchell <> wrote:
> Russell,
> > I know from reading TA's web page that one of its goals is to start up
> > as quickly as possible, and that to do this only core modules are
> > loaded before the window is displayed. What I find when TA is loading
> > though, is that the window appears and *then* responds to requests
> > (specified in configuration files) to set the window to a specific
> > size and set the project manager/sidebar to a width of 0. When I run
> > TA on a fairly powerful PC this results in some "flicker", for want of
> > a better word. I wonder if the display of TA's window might be delayed
> > just a little longer to take into account configuration options which
> > might affect its appearance?
> This is not possible. If the window was shown after init.lua loads, it
> wouldnt be displayed until everything (including the session) is
> loaded. The startup time would be slow in this case. If you wish to
> make the changes on your own, add gtk_window_show_all(window) et. al.
> from the end of create_ui() to textadept.c's main() after
> l_load_script("init.lua") and delete the code from create_ui(). Then
> recompile.
> Mitchell


Thanks for explaining the reasoning as to why the window appears when
it does. The "flickering" is certainly something I can live with, so
I'll leave it just as it is.


Russell Dickenson
Received on Tue 23 Mar 2010 - 18:31:05 EDT

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