How to indicate window needs saving
bvlahos at mac.com
Wed Mar 26 13:11:05 EDT 2008
Yes. I think what you suggest makes sense and would encourage you to add it to the request.
On Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at 07:45AM, "Len Morgan" <len-morgan at crcom.net> wrote:
>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 #?
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