[PD] pd 0.39 - window behaviour
hans at eds.org
Thu Apr 20 20:43:46 CEST 2006
The only time I can see that the "Close Window" prompt would be
useful is during a performance, when you really don't want to
accidentally close a running window. I think the solution is to have
a preference to enable the "Close Window" prompt and have it default
On Apr 20, 2006, at 11:11 AM, Max Neupert wrote:
> i think this is known too but nevertheless once more:
> if one has a empty patch open with zero information pd asks questions.
> but if there is an unsaved patch and clicks on the close window
> icon of the pd-window pd closes the unsaved patch without questions.
> Am 19.04.2006 um 19:31 schrieb Mathieu Bouchard:
>> On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, oliver wrote:
>>> i wanted to join the party complaining about the new behaviour of
>>> prompting the user to save his/her work in PD 0.39. for me this is
>>> definitely a step in the wrong direction though i can uinderstand
>> Particularly infuriating is the "Close this window??" dialog with the
>> nervous double question mark?? and which happens on *every*
>> window, *even*
>> a fresh empty one. Excitingly, this dialog box is not defined in
>> lib/pd/bin/pd.tk, so you can't change this in a precompiled pd,
>> you have to edit C code and then recompile.
>> I agree that sometimes one may want to have this feature, especially
>> because most keyboards have Ctrl+E and Ctrl+W really close to each
>> so people with big fingers are at a disadvantage here. But really, it
>> should be an option.
>>> say MAX, is that editing can be done so fast and fluent.
>> you might mean "fluid" here.
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