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Old 10-22-2005, 04:53 PM   #1
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customizing a program

I have installed a program and I would like to change some functions of the program but I don't know which file contains the main program codes.
for example i have installed firefox 1.0.6 from source code and I want to see its main codes.
I will be glad if you help me
Old 10-22-2005, 05:06 PM   #2
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edit: Sorry, I seem to have misunderstood your question!

Just open up the main source files (ie. the ones in the highest directory) and read the code - it shouldn't be too hard to tell which is the main one.

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Old 10-22-2005, 07:49 PM   #3
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Many programs have something on the toolbar.

firefox: edit -> preference
text editor (Xandros's Kwirte): settings -> configure editor

Wiggle around the toolbar for each program.

Old 10-23-2005, 01:05 PM   #4
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I mean program codes.
I am just interested to see codes which are used in applications alike fire fox and make myse familiar with such codes
Old 10-23-2005, 01:35 PM   #5
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Look for a "src" directory.


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