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Re: [StrongED] StrongMen 1.27 configuration

On 29 Dec 2013  Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <b507b3c153.pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Peter Young <pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> However, a tiny grump, I'm afraid! The new versions come not only with
>> their own StrongMenu Options files, but these are also locked. I'm
>> sure that all we users have our own StrongMenu and Options files, and
>> when the previous version was issued it took me a lot of
>> head-scratching to work out why I couldn't access my own StrongMenu
>> when StrongMen was run. I knew what to do this time, though. Should
>> there be a bit about this in the Installation file, perhaps?

> Previous version were a bit wishy-washy in how they used Choices:. The
> StrongMenu file could be in Choices: but only at top level, not inside a
> subdir called StrongMen as it should be. The Options file could only be
> inside !StrongMen.

> As of v1.27 StrongMen works in much the same way that StrongED does.
> The StrongMenu file should be located in Choices:StrongMen.UserPrefs
> or, if you don't want to use Choices:, in !StrongMen.Config.UserPrefs.
> Same goes for the Options file.

> Once the StrongMenu file is moved to the correct location it should take
> precedence over the default copy inside StrongMen, even after an update.

But the default copy is locked.

> What the download lacks at the moment is an automated way of moving the
> Options and StrongMenu files the their new, preferred locations. However
> I do have an application that does all the updating, including a Lua
> script to update the StrongMenu file. It just needs a bit more polish.

And possibly not having the StrongMenu and Option files, in the zip, 
locked? :-)

With best wishes,


Peter Young (zfc W) and family
Prestbury, Cheltenham, Glos. GL52, England

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