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 ====== General Preferences ====== ====== General Preferences ======
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 +([[tools-menu|Menu Bar > Tools]] > Preferences > General)
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 **Display Language:​**\\ **Display Language:​**\\
 ToDoList supports multiple languages. The files are updated [[https://​github.com/​abstractspoon/​todolist_resources/​tree/​master/​translations|here]]. When a new translation is available, it should be saved with a corresponding .png image/icon in the ToDoList install folder under .\Resources\Translations. Then it becomes available in the Display Language list. ToDoList supports multiple languages. The files are updated [[https://​github.com/​abstractspoon/​todolist_resources/​tree/​master/​translations|here]]. When a new translation is available, it should be saved with a corresponding .png image/icon in the ToDoList install folder under .\Resources\Translations. Then it becomes available in the Display Language list.
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-**Enable '​Add-to-Dictionary'​ (for translators)**\\ 
-This is enabled when a non-English language is selected. // Work in Progress. // Requires more info. 
  
 **Enable support for Right-to-Left (RTL) user input**\\ **Enable support for Right-to-Left (RTL) user input**\\
-This option is only available when ToDoList detects that a RTL language ​has been selected.+If you have select an RTL language ​(currently only '​Hebrew'​) in the option above this option will be automatically ​selected ​you give you the best experience when entering RTL text. If this is not wanted you can deselect the option manually.
  
 **Keep ToDoList on top when visible**\\ **Keep ToDoList on top when visible**\\
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 **Always show ToDoList when it starts up**\\ **Always show ToDoList when it starts up**\\
 By default, ToDoList will adopt the state it was last in before it was closed. This option ensures that you will always see ToDoList when it starts up regardless of the state it was last in. By default, ToDoList will adopt the state it was last in before it was closed. This option ensures that you will always see ToDoList when it starts up regardless of the state it was last in.
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 +**Restore previously opened tasklists on startup**\\
 +//​TODO ​
  
 **Minimize ToDoList to the System Tray when:**\\ **Minimize ToDoList to the System Tray when:**\\
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 **Toggle visibility on clicking the tray icon**\\ **Toggle visibility on clicking the tray icon**\\
 Clicking on ToDoList'​s tray icon will display ToDoList and bring it to the foreground. With this option, clicking the icon repeatedly will show and hide ToDoList alternately. Clicking on ToDoList'​s tray icon will display ToDoList and bring it to the foreground. With this option, clicking the icon repeatedly will show and hide ToDoList alternately.
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 +**Minimise ToDoList when [Escape] is pressed\\
 +// TODO
  
 **Display save confirmation dialog on exit, otherwise the tasklist will be auto-saved**\\ **Display save confirmation dialog on exit, otherwise the tasklist will be auto-saved**\\
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 **Allow multiple instances of ToDoList**\\ **Allow multiple instances of ToDoList**\\
 By default, ToDoList restricts itself to a single instance and opens new tasklists within that one instance. If you would prefer to have a separate instance of ToDoList per tasklist or per configuration,​ then select this option. By default, ToDoList restricts itself to a single instance and opens new tasklists within that one instance. If you would prefer to have a separate instance of ToDoList per tasklist or per configuration,​ then select this option.
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- When multiple instances of ToDoList are open, additional use from the [[command-line|command-line]] can be problematic. It's best to have ToDoList in single-instance mode when using the command-line. 
  
 **Global Hotkey**\\ **Global Hotkey**\\
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 **Enable '​.tdl'​ as a file extension for tasklists**\\ **Enable '​.tdl'​ as a file extension for tasklists**\\
 Allows you to open tasklists by double clicking them in Explorer. Allows you to open tasklists by double clicking them in Explorer.
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- ​Notes: ​   ​ 
-  * This will write a key to the registry. 
-  * If you intend to copy your tasklist to your website then be aware that some XML parsers will not recognize your tasklist unless it has a .xml extension. 
-  * If you are using multiple todolist.exe executables,​ especially with different versions, this can present problems, as all tasklists will be opened and processed using the executable which is executing when this option is first selected. To select a different executable, open ToDoList with that .exe, change the preference, save and completely exit. Then open the preferred .exe and reset the preference. This will then associate the current .exe with .tdl files. 
  
 **Enable '​%%tdl://​%%'​ as a url protocol**\\ **Enable '​%%tdl://​%%'​ as a url protocol**\\
 Allows you to reference tasklists and tasks in web pages. Allows you to reference tasklists and tasks in web pages.
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-See Notes above for "​Enable '​.tdl'​ as a file extension"​. 
  
 **Enable delayed loading of tasklists**\\ **Enable delayed loading of tasklists**\\
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 **Display reminders using '​Stickies'​ (by Zhorn Software)**\\ **Display reminders using '​Stickies'​ (by Zhorn Software)**\\
  On checking this option, specify the path to the executable which can be obtained [[http://​www.zhornsoftware.co.uk/​stickies/​|here]]  On checking this option, specify the path to the executable which can be obtained [[http://​www.zhornsoftware.co.uk/​stickies/​|here]]
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 +See also: [[preferences-dialog|Preferences Dialog]], [[tools-menu|Tools Menu]], [[ui-toolbar|Application Toolbar]]
  
general-prefs.txt · Last modified: 2016/10/08 06:32 by admin