How to indicate window needs saving
len-morgan at crcom.net
Wed Mar 26 10:44:51 EDT 2008
It would be nice if this could be under programmer control. I have an
app that can have changes made to it that DON'T constitute a "change."
For example, if you get a record from the database to display it, it
changes the contents of the fields on the screen from what they were
before but if you don't make any changes to this record, I don't want to
save it. I guess it comes down to what your idea of a "change" is. It
would be ideal if you could have a property on fields, checkboxes, etc.
that would be something like "enable change notification" so I could
decide which fields I care about and which I don't. I guess you'd have
to have another function/command that would clear the "dirty" flag after
you loaded a new (but as yet unchanged) record.
Bill Vlahos wrote:
> I just created the enhancement request 6213.
> I requested both specifically to support this on the Mac (where Apple
> has interface guidelines) but also a generalized standard way in Rev
> to mark a stack as needing to be saved. This would be useful on any
> platform and help programmers by established a Rev standard method.
> Bill Vlahos
> On Mar 22, 2008, at 9:15 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> Bill Vlahos wrote:
>>> Even if Windows doesn't have any standard HIG for this, the Mac
>>> does. It is unfortunate that Rev doesn't have a way to to indicate
>>> it on the Mac.
>> True, it would be helpful.
>> I'd toss a couple votes at it -- what's the RQQC #?
>> Richard Gaskin
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