IDE Window: Installed Packages

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Packages to install in the IDE

Available packages

This is the list of all packages the IDE has seen on your system. If you miss a package in this list, close the dialog and open the package (.lpk) once. Then open the dialog again.

Package Info

Show some information about the last clicked package. For example Author and Description, if available.


Discard changes and close the dialog.

Save and rebuild

Save changes and rebuild the IDE to compile the packages into. The packages will be available, when you restart the IDE. Depending on your installation, the IDE executable is readonly. In this case the IDE puts the new executable into the config directory. (Linux, FreeBSD, MacOSX, Solaris: $HOME/.lazarus/bin/lazarus, Windows: ?). The startlazarus program automatically starts the correct executable. If you started lazarus manually you must start the correct one yourself.

Save and exit dialog

Save changes and exit dialog. The next time you rebuild the IDE the packages will be compiled into the IDE.