Application w2x-app is intended to be used directly from the directory created by unzipping its distribution.
On Windows, you can start w2x-app by double-clicking
On the Mac and on Linux, please type the following command in a terminal, then press Enter:
/opt$ w2x-1_8_3/bin/w2x-app &
|Running w2x-app on a computer having a very high resolution (HiDPI) screen|
w2x-app works fine on computers having very high resolution (HiDPI) screens. For example, it works fine on a Mac having a Retina® screen and a Windows computer having an UHD (“4K”) screen.
However, on some Linux computers having HiDPI screens, HiDPI is not automatically detected. You'll have to specify the display scaling factor you prefer using the
w2x-app -putpref displayScaling 200
|FlatLAF as the default Look&Feel on Linux|
On Linux, FlatLAF and its light theme (called "
If, for any reason, you prefer to use the “system” Look & Feel, please start w2x-app by running
w2x-app -putpref lookAndFeelClassName fallback
This setting is done once for all. If after doing that, you finally prefer to revert to FlatLaf, simply run
w2x-app -delpref lookAndFeelClassName
 Alternatively, type the following command in a command prompt and then press Enter:
w2x-app-c.bat on Windows , but only when you need to start w2x-app with a console. On Windows, a console is needed to be able to see low-level error messages.