How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

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Thy Grand Voidinesss
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How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

Post by Thy Grand Voidinesss »

So in we have all this features like

Search > Advanced search
Tools > File List Editor...
Index > Index Journal


that have their individual window that can be maximized. Everything however does not remember that user viewed them in a maximized mode and opens them in a restored down mode

I searched for
maximize
in the https://www.voidtools.com/support/everything/ini/, but only found info about editor_maximized - and after setting it to 1 it did not made the File List Editor to be opened automatically in a maximized window every time when I choose to run it



I am using version 1.5.0.1315a (x64) on Windows 10 Enterprise 20H2 19042.746 x64
therube
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Re: How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

Post by therube »

Index Journal (I did not look at the others) can be sized (drag the borders, kind of thing) to the size you want, & that size is retained.
So if you size it to (essentially) "maximized", it should reopen "essentially maximized".
horst.epp
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Re: How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

Post by horst.epp »

Index Journal and Advanced Search
open fine here with the last set windows sizes.
Just drag the borders to the desired sizes.
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Thy Grand Voidinesss
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Re: How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

Post by Thy Grand Voidinesss »

Yes- size and position of not maximized windows are remembered. And thank you for suggestions, but I was already aware of such workaround. But:

1] Unfortunately I personally have a consonantly docked software than very often I unfold to a bigger form. It will simply be hard to always have to remember to not unfold it when some other program is showing a window with some feature. And even I would remember- then not being able to use Everything fully along that other software, or wait with unfolding of that other software when using Everything's sub-feature, would be not convenient and would be counter productive

2] What if a user wants to compare data from Everything's feature with data from some other software? Then instead of clicking an icon in, a corner has to be grabbed and a manual change has to be performed. And later on that process has to be reversed, also in a totally manual way. [I myself open every software window maximized - and when I sometimes need it to be smaller then I press Restore Down which yields a relatively very small window, with its size pre-chosen by me precisely for that purpose. I even once performed a simple hack of a program which did not have a fullscreen option, so that I would not have to chase its X icons around the screen, coming out from its multiple instances]
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Re: How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

Post by void »

I have put on my TODO list to remember the maximized state for all windows (that can be maximized).

Thank you for the suggestion.



Tools > File List Editor... should remember this maximized state already.
Please make sure Everything is not running when you edit your Everything.ini.
Thy Grand Voidinesss
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Re: How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

Post by Thy Grand Voidinesss »

void wrote: Thu Jul 28, 2022 6:18 am [...]
Tools > File List Editor... should remember this maximized state already.
[...]
Yes- this one already does

I am looking forward for others features to start complying to this remembrance rule
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Re: How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

Post by void »

Everything 1.5.0.1316a will now remember the maximized state for all windows.
Thy Grand Voidinesss
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Re: How to open features in windows automatically maximized?

Post by Thy Grand Voidinesss »

I don not know about that particular version, but 1.5.0.1340a (x64) Portable seems to be remember their maximized sizes

So thank you
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