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 **Display Language:​**\\ **Display Language:​**\\
-ToDoList ​supports multiple languagesThe 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.+Select the language you want for displaying ​ToDoList's user interfaceYou will be prompted to restart ToDoList after you close the [[preferences-dialog|Preferences Dialog]]. 
 + 
 +See also: [[internationalization|Translating ​ToDoList]]
  
 **Enable support for Right-to-Left (RTL) user input**\\ **Enable support for Right-to-Left (RTL) user input**\\
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 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.
  
-**Restore previously opened tasklists on startup**+**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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 **Display delete confirmation dialog**\\ **Display delete confirmation dialog**\\
- ​Prompts you to confirm a delete decision in case you clicked the toolbar button or the Delete key in error. ​Take care in disabling this feature ​there is a menu>​Edit>​Undo ​option (also invoked with the common ctrl-Z key sequence in Windows)but an Are You Sure prompt is often helpful to prevent accidents.+ ​Prompts you to confirm a delete decision in case you clicked the toolbar button or the Delete key in error. ​ 
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 +See also: [[edit-menu|Menu Bar > Edit]] > Undo'[[ui-toolbar|'​Application Toolbar]] > Undo'
  
 **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.
  
- ​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.+See also: [[multiple-instances|Running Multiple Instances ​of ToDoList]]
  
 **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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 **Automatically check for updates on startup**\\ **Automatically check for updates on startup**\\
-Updates to ToDoList can be downloaded from the web. This process can be done [[upgrading|manually]] via the Help menu. If the automatic ​option is selected, the first time ToDoList is started each day it will check for updates and advise if there is a new release available.+Updates to ToDoList can be downloaded from the web. If this option is enabled, the first time ToDoList is started each day it will check for updates and advise if there is a new release available
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 +See also: [[help-menu|'​Menu Bar > Help]] > Check for Updates',​ [[upgrading|Updating ToDoList]].
  
 **Save passwords between sessions, for tasklists stored in other repositories (Open From..., Save To...)**\\ **Save passwords between sessions, for tasklists stored in other repositories (Open From..., Save To...)**\\
general-prefs.txt · Last modified: 2016/10/08 06:32 by admin