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AmigaOS 4.0 - About OS4 - Preferences

ASL Preferences Editor
The ASL Preferences editor enables you to change the size and position of requesters as well as some requester specific features:

The ASL Preferences editor provides the following options for positioning requesters:

Position: can be Default, Center in window, Center on screen, Top left of window, Top left of screen, or Mouse pointer.
Left Edge: number of pixels from the left side of the screen when 'Top left of window' or 'Top left of screen' is specified.
Top Edge: number of pixels from the top of the screen when 'Top left of window' or 'Top left of screen' is specified.
Size: can be Default or Relative.
Width: percentage of the width of the screen when 'Relative' is specified.
Height: percentage of the height of the screen when 'Relative' is specified.
Override when ticked will these values will override the size and position settings given by an application.

File requester
The ASL Preferences editor also provides additional control for File requesters:

Sort by: can be sorted by Name, Date or Size.
Sort drawers: can be sorted First, Mixed or Last.
Sort order: can be sorted Ascending or Descending.

Action Buttons
When you make changes you can choose to 'Save' them permanently, just 'Use' them temporarily until the system is rebooted, or you can 'Cancel' and lose all changes.


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Disclaimer: Amiga Auckland have prepared the above information for the use of its members based on our experiences and as such is subject to revision at any time. Amiga Auckland cannot guarantee any of the information and cannot be held accountable for any issues that may result from using it.


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Revised: February 9, 2006.