Options from the main
Tools menu in order to open the Options
dialog. Here are some of the settings that you may wish to change.
Fonts and colours
From the tree on the left, select
Fonts and Colours . You can change
the foreground and background colours to suit your personal taste. You can also
select a different fixed-width font.
Opening Fortran files from Explorer
If you select Environment and
General from the tree, you can opt to "Register
Fortran file types for Explorer". This plants information into the Registry
that is used by Explorer. Opening a file in Explorer will cause it to
appear in Plato.
a) If you have installed Microsoft Visual Studio and you are using a
Fortran plugin, then you can register Fortran file types for Explorer with
Plato but, if you cancel this option, when you use Visual Studio you will
be prompted to re-install the plugin.
b) To remove all Plato registry entries use the command line:
Line Numbers and tab settings
You can opt to view line numbers in the margin of your programs. From the tree
on the left of the dialog select
Text Editor then
General. Now find the
Line numbers check box.
Text Editor section you will also see an
Use this section to change the tab behaviour and settings.