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Updated documentation related to debugger including the new features "Exec replay" and "Debuggee object storage".
Updated documentation related to preferences dialog.
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1 <document title="Preference window overview" output="studio">
2 <meta_data/>
3 <paragraph>The preferences dialog provide the main table, a filter bar, a the bottom tool bar.
4 <paragraph>
5 <image>
6 <url>/images/eiffelstudio/dialogs_and_wizards/preferences_dialog.png</url>
7 </image>
8 </paragraph>
9 <paragraph>The table is used to display a grid with the preferences displayed in a tree or flat view.
10 </paragraph>
11 <paragraph>There are several kinds of preferences:</paragraph>
12 <list ordered="false">
13 <item>Boolean preferences : their possible values are "True" and "False". A check box will allow you to choose between both.</item>
14 <item>Color preferences : Their value is represented by three integers, which are the RGB code of the color. You do not have to use RGB codes though. When you double-click such a preference a color chooser dialog will display, allowing you to change the color value.</item>
15 <item>Font preferences : A font selection window will appear if you double-click the value label.</item>
16 <item>Shortcut preferences : edit the value cell, and press the wanted shortcuts..</item>
17 <item>Other preferences : They will be modified by typing their value directly into an editable text field.</item>
18 </list>If there is no message stating you need to restart EiffelStudio, changes will be taken into account immediately.
19 <paragraph>
20 <tip>
21 <bold>Tip</bold>: below the table, you will find a text field with the internal name of the preference (for instance: <italic>editor.eiffel.auto-complete_...</italic>).
22 </tip>
23 </paragraph>
24 <paragraph>
25 <tip>
26 <bold>Tip</bold>: you can export preferences to xml file, and import from xml file, this can be convenient when reinstalling EiffelStudio).
27 </tip>
28 </paragraph>
29 <warning>
30 <bold>Caution</bold>: You can restore preferences default values by clicking on the "Restore Default" button. ALL preferences will be reset.
31 </warning>
32 </paragraph></document>


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