IDE Window: Desktops

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Desktops are a part of IDE configuration, they contain:

  • IDE windows states, positions, sizes
  • Window page settings in the environment options
  • Completion window size
  • IDE Coolbar settings
  • Editor Toolbar settings
  • Component palette settings

For example, you can make desktop which shows Source Editor, Object Inspector and Messages windows.

"Debug" desktop is used when you run an application for debugging. For example, the debug desktop can additionally show the "Call Stack" window and hide object inspector and other windows you don't need when debugging.

Dialog "Manage desktops"


Dialog can be called from IDE's Tools menu. It allows to create/delete/rename desktops and choose any of them as debug desktop. You can also export/import desktops to/from XML files.

If you see "grayed" listbox items, then such desktops are incompatible with IDE's docked/undocked state.