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Author Topic: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded  (Read 680 times)

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Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« on: May 08, 2017, 11:44:04 AM »
Hello M,
:)

 Is there an option in the launch bar commander to open tree nodes collapsed not expanded?

I have to scroll through a lot of nodes now

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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2017, 11:51:55 AM »
Under the View menu there is "Expand All" -- does that do what you want?

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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2017, 12:39:05 PM »
Oh dear me in typical fashion :-[  - now why didnt i see that before  -

Yes that solves the problem

Do you know if i can set a hot key to expand collapse all


Also final question

How can I make my icon size large to 100px is that an option

The actual icon is there a way to make the size a specific size eg 100px

thankyou
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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2017, 01:37:16 PM »
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How can I make my icon size large to 100px is that an option

The very latest version allows this.  Just go to the top "Options" node, and then click on the tab "Program Options 3" and you will be able to set the size for your small and large buttons.

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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2017, 05:15:32 PM »
Hello M,

that is marvelous - I love big images  -  well life is too short you need some big bold colors and images to make a happy day :)

I have added a nice icon to my dock.

In the future i hope if you have time to add a feature to import a text file with  a premade menu
I know you can import from text file contents  - but how do i specify the icon location for each menu item?

My fingers start to hurt when i have to browse for the icon images stored in some remote folder i can never find

thank you for answering all my newby stuff you are awesome
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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2017, 05:25:34 PM »
You can create a FileContents node type that tells it to show a list of items defined in a text file (and/or specified as a text block in the LBC interface itself).  The help shows some of the syntax you can use:

// We start with a directory submenu
E:\MyDocs\
// then a separator
-
// then a submenu enclosing more entries, and with a custom icon
MyFiles /icon=%comdir%\smileyavatar.ico {
// and now some file entries (the indenting is optional)
C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe
E:\MyDocs\Academic\Text\thesis.txt
}
-Final Stuff
// end with another text file, but with custom caption
My ToDo List|E:\MyDocs\Academic\Text\MyTodoList.txt
Paste Signature|paste Sincerely,\nmouser

See the /icon= option above for how to specify custom icons.

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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2017, 09:16:13 PM »
Hello M
Yippee I am so happy this is a step in the right direction.

I hope you can add in the future to make the icon size large for the imported one can you see its tiny
icon.pngOpen LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded


The reason I wanted to import pre-made from a text file is because it's a good way for me to backup some of my docks

So I can create templates and then populate them and it'll be easier for me to make a new docks in the future
As I can be clumsy and lose my work so I always like to backup my work


So thank you for answering all the questions



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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2017, 07:25:32 AM »
I will add an option to customize the menu font size.

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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2017, 05:09:14 PM »
I will add an option to customize the menu font size.
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You might not need to do that for Windows 10 users, as the user can set text (menu and other) font sizes system-wide.
For example, look what I got with these settings (Note as at 2017-03-29):

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 - so that when LBC pops up a menu one can get something like this:
(The user needs to experiment to get what best suites their peculiar visual/perceptual needs.)

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« Last Edit: May 09, 2017, 05:43:39 PM by IainB »

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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2017, 07:56:59 PM »

Hello Iain, :)

What a fabulous find  - I never knew this existed, well i had to hunt it down, this control panel and couldnt find it

I really find windows 10 a pain to use -  I can never find anything :(

But yes it would be so useful to have fonts bigger in general system wide  - I hate tiny fonts - no body has time to be squinting at text

I will experiment with the colors and text

Thank you
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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2017, 04:09:28 PM »
@slc7:
Yes, it can be tedious finding those settings. They seem to have been buried away, as though to deter people from finding them in the first place. I don't understand it.

The long way to getting there is:
  • Go to the The Windows 10 settings "PC Settings"-->"System"-->"Display"
  • Once you ar in the Display section, the first title is "Customize your display".
  • Scroll down to the bottom of that section and click on "Advanced display settings", which will take you to a new section with that title.
  • Scroll down to the bottom and click on "Advanced sizing of text and other items" and that takes you to the page I have a jagged-edge screen clipping of, in the above notes.

That page is a Control Panel sub-menu and can be more quickly got to via the Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display.

For anyone who has deteriorated eyesight and needs specs for reading a computer/laptop display, those settings could be a real boon. I've certainly found that to be true in my case, anyway.
« Last Edit: May 10, 2017, 04:15:46 PM by IainB »

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Re: Open LBC - Tree Nodes Collapsed - Not Expanded
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2017, 07:47:43 PM »
Thank you Iain,

i have copied these instructions in my Notebook for safe keeping as next time I want to make some changes , I will no doubt lose the links and instructions and then spend hours trying to find them again on google
There are so many buttons and instructions  they changed and its a real night mare trying to find them again

 :)