Preserving Window Size & Options

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12 Jan, 2020 11:28 PM

Every time I open an existing file or create a new one, I get a new window at the default size and with the default toggles (sidebar, info, etc.). Is there any way to customize these options. I would, for example, prefer a larger window and to have the Info off by default. When working with multiple files, it's kind of a pain to have to adjust these things by hand each and every time. Thanks!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Fletcher on 12 Jan, 2020 11:45 PM

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    If Composer is not updating those when you change it, you can usually force the new settings to take effect:

    1. Close all documents
    2. Create a new untitled document and adjust the size/position as you like.
    3. Close the window

    New untitled documents should use the new settings.

    Once documents are saved on disk, Composer remembers the last window size/position and reuses it when the document is reopened.

    As for ToC, References, CriticMarkup -- Composer remembers the last time you toggled them and uses that setting for new windows. It currently does not do this for the info bar, however. It will in a future update.

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