Quitting with the close box on Mac

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed May 28 22:38:21 EDT 2014


On 5/28/2014, 6:51 PM, Björnke von Gierke wrote:
> Just imagine, never hitting save, but always having a save of every
> change you ever made within the stack itself, without cluttering your
> disk and filesystem with dozens of saves

Like HyperCard did. I was never so glad to get rid of auto-save as when 
I started with the MC/LC engine. I always tinker and make mistakes and 
mess around until I get something working and then I save it. HC saved 
every little thing, which made it impossible to revert to your last 
stable version if you've made a mess of things. I don't want all my 
experimental fluff saved.

That said, there's an auto-save plugin (RevSmartSave) that ships with LC 
for those who want it.

I find Mavericks auto-save pretty useless actually. When you go back 
into their time machine interface you can only see the first page of the 
document (and nothing at all for many types of files.) If your changes 
aren't visible on that first page, there is no way to tell which one of 
those dozens of copies is the one you're looking for. Looking through 
them in Finder is a little easier, at least for some file types you can 
page through the document in QuickLook.

I wouldn't mind having a QuickLook for stacks.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com





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