Changing sizes of templates in comdlg32
Alexander Nicolaysen Sørnes
alex at thehandofagony.com
Fri Jul 2 12:58:55 CDT 2010
In the Norwegian version of Windows, Microsoft moved the Up and Down
radiobuttons around to make room for the bigger words. I did the same for
Wine's version, and it worked great. :)
Fredag 2. juli 2010 19.35.10 skrev Gustavo :
> Ok, Paul, I understand. Out of curiosity, is that for compatibility
> with older versions of Windows? I've never seen this problem with
> Windows, it seems to have plenty space for the long texts that comes
> with the Portuguese version, even 3.11.
> Well, that doesn't matter, I think I can fix it without messing too
> much. The only big problem is with the group "Direction" in the "Find"
> and "Replace" dialogs. The words "up" and "down" are too small. I
> might have to leave that in English.
> 2010/7/2 Paul Chitescu <paulc at voip.null.ro>:
> > On Friday 02 July 2010 12:41:25 am Gustavo wrote:
> >> I've found the following warning the the file comdlg32:
> >> /*
> >> * WARNING: DO NOT CHANGE THE SIZE OF THE STANDARD DIALOG TEMPLATES.
> >> */
> >> Does that mean that I can't correct the size of the buttons or strings
> >> that are wrong in the Portuguese template file? Or is that only a
> >> warning for the English file? The "Find" and "Replace" dialogs are
> >> specially ugly in Portuguese, I would appreciate to be able to change
> >> that.
> > Gustavo,
> > Knowing the reason the warning is there will help you judge what you can
> > and what you shouldn't move or resize.
> > There are many apps that grow the dialog and insert their own controls at
> > fixed positions. There are also some applications that disable a group of
> > controls and then shrink the dialog to make them invisible.
> > It is generally OK to change the dimensions of the controls a little but
> > you must preserve the general layout and the size of the groups of
> > controls. You must however not resize the dialog itself.
> > Regards,
> > Paul
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