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Re: ANNOUNCE GWorkspace 0.6.1


From: Eric Christopherson
Subject: Re: ANNOUNCE GWorkspace 0.6.1
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:03:42 -0600
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On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 02:40:54AM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> Martin Brecher <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Quitting and starting again does take a lot more time than hiding and
> > unhiding, of course. Thus, I hide it a lot - and in my hasty behaviour I
> > sometimes miss Hide :-) (...should probably clean my mouse more often...)
> 
> About all I can suggest is that you enlarge your menu font size so that
> you get a bigger space to aim at ;-)  Hitting the wrong thing will cause
> you many problems worse than quitting GWorkspace and hopefully we won't
> get "are you sure" panels for all menu entries.
> 
> > And, while other apps can easily know if I'm still working on a document
> > (i.e. it's modified but not yet saved), GWorkspace cannot read my mind
> > whether I'm still in the process of "sorting that files" or not.
> 
> No, but GWorkspace saves all state on quit, I think, so you get the exact
> same display on restart. No work is lost.

Then I guess others don't have the problem I have; namely, that if I quit
and restart GWorkspace, the right *number* of viewer windows is correct, but
all of the viewers which can be closed point at the same directory.

> 
> > And, btw, Terminal does always request your confirmation if you attempt
> > to quit while some windows are still open.
> 
> It is easier to see that quitting terminal with open windows could cause
> loss of work. I cannot see that the same is true of GWorkspace, but maybe
> I have overlooked something.
> 
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