Settings

Lintalist edited this page Oct 4, 2015 · 3 revisions

Settings (via program)

You can alter most settings via the Settings editor, some are hidden as they store information between sessions.


ActivateWindow [v1.2]

ActivateWindow Show Lintalist search window at start up of program


AlwaysLoadBundles

Bundles you want always to be loaded, comma separated list
Note: "bundles" is automatically removed from the path, so no need to include it but doesn't hurt if you do.


AlwaysUpdateBundles [v1.2]

By default edited snippets are saved to their bundles upon closing Lintalist or by Reloading Bundles via the tray menu.
You can change this behaviour and always update Bundles after editing an existing snippet.
New, moved or copied snippets will always be directly written or (re)moved from a bundle.


AutoExecuteOne [v1.3]

If only one result is left during the search AutoExecute (no need to press enter).


StartSearchHotkey

The HotKey used to launch the Lintalist search GUI.
See http://ahkscript.org/docs/Hotkeys.htm#Symbols and http://ahkscript.org/docs/KeyList.htm for other keys.


Center

GUI on first monitor regardless of caret or cursor position.
Check with Mouse and MouseAlternative settings to set your preferred combination.


ColumnWidth [v1.6]

Set percentage of width for part1 and part2 in Search GUI https://github.com/lintalist/lintalist/issues/22


ColumnSort [v1.6]

Optional sort for the five columns in the listview https://github.com/lintalist/lintalist/issues/21
Hotkeys: ctrl-1 to 5


DefaultBundle

If no matching bundle can be found based on the window title load this bundle.
Note: "bundles" is automatically removed from the path, so no need to include it but doesn't hurt if you do.


DisplayBundle [v1.5]

Do (not) show Bundle name in search results and set if you wish to use colours.


DoubleClickSends

You can change what happens if you double click on an entry in the search results.


ExitProgramHotKey

HotKey used to quit Lintalist


Font [v1.5]

Set font used in search results.
Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_typefaces_included_with_Microsoft_Windows


FontSize [v1.5]

Set font size used in search results.


MaxRes

The number of maximum results while searching (loaded bundle(s) may be very large, this will make the program more responsive)


MinLen

Number of characters to type before the bundles is being searched in the Search GUI.
This can increase the responsiveness of the program when searching really large lists.


Mouse

Use the mouse cursor instead of the caret position for the Search window position.


MouseAlternative

Use the mouse position as backup for the Search window position.


OnPaste [v1.2]

Exit Lintalist after pasting snippet?


PasteDelay

If the text of the snippet isn't pasted in to your application after search, shortcut or shorthand you could try to increase the number of Milliseconds before the text is pasted.


PasteMethod [v1.2]

Retain current clipboard or set it as current clipboard content.


PlaySound [v1.7]

Play sounds after paste, open or close of Search Gui (beeps, default Windows media or user files) - https://github.com/lintalist/lintalist/issues/45


PreviewSection

What part of the snippet to show in the preview area.


QuickSearchHotkey

HotKey used to start searching (e.g. cut word to the left, launch Gui and search, if only one match is found act accordingly).
Note that some editors cut or copy and entire line if no selection is made so (UltraEdit, Sublime Text Editor, Editpad ...).
See http://ahkscript.org/docs/Hotkeys.htm#Symbols and http://ahkscript.org/docs/KeyList.htm for other keys.
If you want to disable QuickSearchHotkey simply delete the hotkey (e.g. make it empty)


SearchMethod

There are four types of search available, see documentation for more information on the various types, can be set in Search GUI.


SearchLetterVariations [v1.7]

Allow for variations of letters in search query - https://github.com/lintalist/lintalist/issues/33
Searching for 'e' is translated to searching for 'eéèë...' etc


SendMethod

If you experience any problems with the way text is sent to the various applications you use you may try various methods to see if it resolves the issues.


SetDesktop

Create shortcut (lnk) in on the Desktop to start LintaList.


SetStartup

Create shortcut (lnk) in the startup folder so Lintalist starts automatically.


ShowGrid

Show a Grid in the listview of the Search GUI.


ShowIcons

Show the Text and Script icons in the search results.


ShowQuickStartGuide

Show Lintalist Quickstart Guide at start up of program.


SingleClickSends

You can change what happens if you click once on an entry in the search results (see DoubleClickSends).


SnippetEditor [v1.7]

Allow user to set editor to use for "Edit in Editor" button in the Snippet Editor - https://github.com/lintalist/lintalist/issues/46


SortByUsage

Sort bundle by usage: most recently used snippets at the top.


TriggerKeys

Keys that will expand Shorthand (abbreviation) if applicable. Comma separated list.


CompactHeight

The height in Pixels of the narrow version of the search Gui, Lintalist has two modes (narrow and wide).
Recommended is minimum 500, any smaller and the Gui might become too cramped to be useful.


CompactWidth

The width in Pixels of the narrow version of the search Gui, Lintalist has two modes (narrow and wide).
Recommended is minimum 300, any smaller and the Gui might become too cramped to be useful.


WideHeight

The width in Pixels of the wide version of the search Gui, Lintalist has two modes (narrow and wide).


WideWidth

The width in Pixels of the wide version of the search Gui, Lintalist has two modes (narrow and wide).
Recommended is not to make it any wider than your lowest resolution in case you use multiple monitors with different resolutions.


Hidden settings

There are also several settings that you can not edit directly via the configuration editor. Some are used to store information between sessions, for example those you set via the tray menu or search gui.


Width

Width last used width when program closed.


Height

Height last used height when program closed.


Case

Store Case sensetive search state. Change via GUI.


ShortcutPaused

Change via TrayMenu - enable/disable shortcuts.


ShorthandPaused

Change via TrayMenu - enable/disable abbreviations.


ScriptPaused

Change via TrayMenu - enable/disable scripts.


Counters

Used for the counter bundle, edit these via the edit/tray menu, "Manage Counters" option.


Icon1

Icon used for Text only snippets (e.g. no script).


Icon2

Icon used for snippets with a script.


LastBundle

The bundle(s) that were loaded when the program closes, this in case of a locked bundle so we can reload it at next startup.


Load

Load stores the internal number (which can change) of the bundle(s) loaded when the program closed.


LoadAll

Load all bundles? Change via TrayMenu or Bundle Menu in GUI.


Lock

Store locked state. Change via GUI.


PreviewHeight

Height of the part of the Search gui reserved to preview the snippet before pasting.


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