[tex-live] Impossible to the make TL GUI window short: very annoying!

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Wed May 23 22:51:24 CEST 2012

On Wed, 23 May 2012, Norbert Preining wrote:

> On Mi, 23 Mai 2012, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
>> I tried 2012 pretest on both Win7 and Win XP (in wmplayer), and of
>> course, I can resize install-tl -gui window, but it that case there's no
>> scrolling available.
> Indeed, looking into the code I see:
>  if (!win32()) {
>    require Tk::Pane;
>    $subframe = $mainwindow->Scrolled("Frame", -scrollbars => "oe");
>  } else {
>    $subframe = $mainwindow->Frame;
>  }
> hmmmm... I remember now that Taco reported crashed when using this
> on Windows.
> FOr now I activate it again since we have a new perl, let us hope
> that it is going fine.
> Everyone, please test as far as possible on Windows computers!

I've just tested in Win7 and Win XP and it works perfectly. We have now
resizable and scrollable install-tl in gui mode. Many thanks to Norbert.
It will be available tomorrow on tlpretest.


Staszek Wawrykiewicz
staw at gust.org.pl

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