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  • size a5 main window

    is there any way to size the a5 main window other than using the mouse? the only options i can find is to either minimize or maximize the window

  • #2
    Re: size a5 main window

    a5.width

    a5.height

    a5.window_position()
    There can be only one.

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    • #3
      Re: size a5 main window

      thanks much i will try it out

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      • #4
        Re: size a5 main window

        Put this in your autoexec script. You may want to do this on a test workspace first.

        Code:
        a5.Hide()
        'controlpanel.Hide()
        a5.left = 375	 'The horizontal pixel coordinate of the Alpha Five window.
        a5.top = 150	 'The vertical pixel coordinate of the Alpha Five window. 	
        a5.width = 380	'The width of the Alpha Five window in pixels. 
        a5.height = 420
        
        a5.Show()
        f=form.load("Stock")
        f.Maximize()
        f.show()
        f.activate()
        Alpha 5 Version 11
        AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
        DBF's and MySql
        Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

        Ron Anusiewicz

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        • #5
          Re: size a5 main window

          Nice - Thanks.

          How many pixels to an inch?

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          • #6
            Re: size a5 main window

            Found it. @75dpi = 75 pixels per inch

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            • #7
              Re: size a5 main window

              Originally posted by Tom Patten View Post
              Found it. @75dpi = 75 pixels per inch
              It's not quite that simple...

              dpi is Dots Per Inch, so 75dpi is 75 dots (pixels) per inch. But is your monitor using 75dpi? What about your users?

              1920x1080 (also known as 1080p or Full HD) is a common resolution for wide-screen monitors. That is 1920 pixels wide, and 1080 pixels high. This resolution is commonly used on monitors of varying size. So a square that is 500 pixels by 500 pixels will necessarily display significantly smaller on a 20" display than on a 50" display. The difference in actual size between say a 17" display on a laptop and a 22" desktop monitor will be less significant, but will still not match physical dimensions.

              Lenny Forziati
              Vice President, Internet Products and Technical Services
              Alpha Software Corporation

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