Re: New document preferences

Subject: Re: New document preferences
From: Robin Turner (
Date: Fri Mar 30 2001 - 02:18:00 CST

On Wednesday 28 March 2001 05:44, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> >I apologize if these have been asked and answered already, I have not
> >found the answers in the archives as of yet.
> >
> >Is there a way to get Abiword to open in a different sized and
> >positioned window than the initial one?
> >
> >Is there a way to set the document margins so that Abiword will open
> >with something other than 1" margins all around?
> >
> >Is there a way to set the zoom to page width on opening Abiword?
> >
> >Thank you in advance for any assistance.
> The answer to this depends on what platform you're using. For GNOME (and I
> suspect GTK+) the normal -geometry argument works. If you want, you can
> have your window manager remember a specific position and size for the
> abiword window, but that is very WM specific.

To be more specific - some WMs have settings to set a default window size,
others can store the current state of the window for future use. If you use
KDE, upgrade to version 2.1, which has this feature.


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