Tab position preference

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Sun Oct 20 04:43:35 EDT 2013

On Saturday 19 October 2013 23:31:06 Mike Alexander wrote:
> I just noticed a minor problem with the new settings code.  I had my
> tab position preference set to "Right" but after I migrated to the new
> preference system the tabs show up on the top of the window until I
> open the Preferences dialg.  As soon as I do that they immediately
> jump to the right.  This seems to be because initializing the
> preferences dialog causes gnc_main_window_update_tab_position to be
> called when it binds the radio buttons to the preferences for tab
> position.  I set a breakpoint there and this is the first time that
> this function is called.
> I'm running the X11 version of GnuCash on MacOSX.  Does anyone know
> where the preferences are stored in that environment?  I can't find
> them and I can't find any recently changed file that might contain
> them.  When I try to look at them with the gsettings command, I seem
> to get the default values, but GnuCash manages to get the correct
> current values.
>              Mike
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I can look into this somewhere next week. I may have accidentally 
removed some initialization code during the settings code refactoring.


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