Wow! This is great, thanks!

On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 11:47 AM Robby Findler <ro...@eecs.northwestern.edu>
wrote:

> It may be easier to use the higher-level library, calling
> preferences:set-default and preferences:set. Using that approach has
> the advantage you don't need to know all of the prefs (that are
> machine config and OS specific, generally), but it has the
> disadvantage that you need to figure out what the right values are at
> that level. But these files have some useful information:
>
>
> https://github.com/racket/drracket/blob/master/drracket/drracket/private/main.rkt
>
>
> https://github.com/racket/gui/blob/master/gui-lib/framework/private/main.rkt
>
> Here's a program that sets that particular preference (note that this
> is user-specific):
>
> #lang racket
> (require framework/preferences)
> (preferences:set-default 'drracket:show-line-numbers? #t boolean?)
> (preferences:set 'drracket:show-line-numbers? #t)
>
> Robby
>
>
> On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 1:35 PM, Stephen Foster <step...@thoughtstem.com>
> wrote:
> > Nice!  I'll try that!
> >
> > On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 11:34 AM Shu-Hung You
> > <shu-hung....@eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi Stephen,
> >>
> >> Running (find-system-path 'pref-file) in the REPL shows the path to
> >> the preference file. Inside the file there's one line like:
> >>
> >> (plt:framework-pref:framework:display-line-numbers #t)
> >>
> >> I don't know if directly copying the pref file to another computer
> >> would work but perhaps worth a try.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 12:28 PM, Stephen Foster
> >> <step...@thoughtstem.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > I know how to hide/show line numbers from within DrRacket's GUI.  But
> is
> >> > there a way to toggle this from the command line?  I have a few
> hundred
> >> > computers with DrRacket installed, and I want to make them all show
> line
> >> > numbers by default.  (I'd rather not do it by hand.)
> >> >
> >> > Is there a command I can run or a preferences file I could edit with a
> >> > script?  Does anyone know where DrRacket stores user preferences like
> >> > this?
> >> >
> >> > --Stephen
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