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HIPE Preferences

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  Preferences lie under a particular category. They are identified by a name called key, which must be unique within that category, but can be reused in other categories.
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-- BrunoMerin - 25 Aug 2009

The following set of HIPE preferences (mostly based on Eclipse/IDLDE's preferences) has been agreed upon as a starter to populate the HIPE preferences window:

General                      
General/Appearance           
General/Appearance/Console   Already in 1.1: buffer size and prompt
  extras: redline and buffer for history recovery (i.e. !0 brings up command 0 on history)
General/Appearance/Fonts    Already in 1.1: general font sizes
General/Appearance/Window   Already in 1.1: size window and position at startup
General/Appearance/Logs & History   size of log, auto-save time
General/Content Types  File associations for automatic importing of .py, .fits, .txt
General/Editors & Viewers/
General/Editors & Viewers/File Associations File associations for automatic importing of .py, .fits, .txt
General/Editors & Viewers/Text editor 80 columns, line number on/off, rectangle cut&paste option
General/Editors & Viewers/Jython editor 80 columns, line number on/off, colors, tabs, completion mode
General/Editors & Viewers/File Associations File associations for automatic importing of .py, .fits, .txt
General/Editors & Viewers/Key shortcuts Possible SCR
General/Editors & Viewers/Image viewer Initial zoom, lookup table, cut values, orientation, task properties
General/Editors & Viewers/Spectrum explorer Initial zoom, linestyle (histogram), zoom-mode, task properties
General/Editors & Viewers/Cube analysis tool Initial zoom, lookup table, cut values, orientation, linestyle, task properties
General/Perspectives   list of perspectives, save/load customized perspectives (possible SCR)
General/Startup & Shutdown Memory @ start-up, save session dir/name, tips&tricks (possible SCR)
Help/ To be provided by Marco Soldati
Jython
Jython/Code automatic import statements, working and output directories
Jython/Interpreter Error handling, line by line, error codes
Install & Update To be defined
Install & Update/Automatic update Update server, frequency of update checks, notification
Data Access
Data Access/HSA URL, temporary retrieval directory (possible SCR), delay/retry times 
Data Access/Local Store absolute path, cache configuration
Data Access/Import FITS requested metadata for importing images, spectra, cubes and tables
Data Access/Import ASCII  ascii table formats handling with AsciiTableReader, defaults 
 

Preferences dialog

The explained approach leads to a preferences dialog in which the user may navigate between categories, select one of them, see and change any of its associated preferences, and accept or cancel the changes.

 
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