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Re: [StrongED] "wrapwidth" setting

In message <20857c9c53.pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Peter Young <pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 16 Oct 2013  Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > In message <c1120f9b53.old_coaster@old_coaster.yahoo.co.uk>
> >           Tony Moore <old_coaster@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> On 15 Oct 2013, Jim Nagel <stred@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Please can someone tell me:
> >>>
> >>> How do I cause a certain textfile to open at width 132, without my
> >>> having to manually tweak "wrapwidth" at the bottom of the StrongEd
> >>> window every time?
> >>>
> >>> Can't find anything relevant in iconbar Choices.
> >>>
> >>> (The file in question is a logfile that I am opening frequently while
> >>> monitoring something.  MPro's Msgserve log, as it happens.)
> >>
> >> The log should open in SysLog mode, if you have that installed. Then
> >> Mode Choices > Wrapping > Softwrap width > Fixed number of characters >
> >> 132. However the width of the display is set via Global Choices >
> >> Windows, so 132 characters will not be displayed, unless your default is
> >> 132, and you will still have to click the toggle-size button.
> > You could tie the FullView function to the OnLoad keyword to force the
> > view to full size. Simply add this line to the SysLog ModeFile:
> >    OnLoad   FullView
> > Doing it this way has the advantage that it affects one mode only rather
> > than all modes which may be more desirable.
> That would be useful for me, in viewing SyncDisc's logfiles, which
> open in Base Mode, and also WimpLog's logs, which open in SysLog
> modes, but it doesn't seem to work for me.

There are two reasons that I can think of why this isn't working for

 - You have copies of these modes in UserPrefs but modified the ones in
   Defaults. Open the ModeFile by clicking Adjust on the iconbar icon
   and then Shift click on the mode name in the menu. This will open the
   ModeFile in use, check that it has the OnLoad line.

 - The permission for OnLoad is set to 'N' in the ModeLock file. Open
   the ModeLock file (Ctrl-Select on iconbar icon) to check and alter if


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