First Start Wizard

First Start Wizard

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If you’ve never run Komodo before or if this is the first time you’re running
a major version (eg. you were using Komodo 9.3 and have just upgraded to
Komodo X), then Komodo will show you the First Start Wizard as it loads. This
dialog allows you to configure global formatting and various other settings, including the overall look and
feel of the Komodo UI.

Some of the notable settings include:
– Color Scheme (with preview)
– Key binding set (includes other editor sets)
– Indentation width
– Show line numbers (why is this turned off in so many editors??)

An interesting note about the First Start Wizard is that it’s built entirely from our new UI SDK. [Have a look at the code on Github](https://github.com/Komodo/KomodoEdit/blob/master/src/chrome/komodo/content/startupWizard/startupWizard.js#L84) if you’re interested. You might be inspired to create your own features in Komodo.

Have a look at this video to see it in action:

Carey Hoffman

Carey Hoffman

Carey made the logical switch from snowboard instructing and treeplanting to the technology industry in 2009, taking database and network administration at Vancouver BC's BCIT college. Having started out on the technical support and QA team for ActiveState he now works on the Komodo development team as a front and backend software engineer.