How to indicate window needs saving

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at mac.com
Wed Mar 26 13:11:05 EDT 2008


Len,

Yes. I think what you suggest makes sense and would encourage you to add it to the request.

Bill
 
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.
>
>len morgan
>
>Bill Vlahos wrote:
>> I just created the enhancement request 6213.
>> http://quality.runrev.com/qacenter/show_bug.cgi?id=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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