[tex-live] some comments and questions about gui

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jun 1 20:36:50 CEST 2010

On Di, 01 Jun 2010, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> > Well, if you are able to program that in Perl/Tk, please go ahead.
> If I was only able to run it ...

?? Aren't you able to run tlmgr gui?

> >> - I'm not sure that I understand "Match"/"pattern" and how exactly it
> >> works (so I don't know how to translate it).
> >
> > It works like
> >        tlmgr search XXXXX
> > ie searches packge names, short/long descriptions for the keyword.
> But why is there a checkbox + text box? Shouldn't textbox suffice?

Yes in principle, but you might want to disable the pattern matching
but keep the word in the text box for quick switching back
and forth. And anyway, as soon as you start typing there the checkbox
is activated automatically.

> >> - In "general options"/windows/non-admin the last three options seem
> >> to be left-aligned, while the rest is middle-aligned.

Right, fixed.

Well spotted, thanks.

Best wishes

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