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Re: [StrongED] RFC; Changing the choices system

In article <edbb825054.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>,
   Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In message <958e425054.gavin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Gavin Wraith <gavin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > In message <df59f24f54.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>
> >           Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > >If you have any thoughts on this then please join in!
> >
> > Very interesting to see this nesting of scopes.

> The nesting is already partly present but the current implementation is
> muddled. The choices window always shows the options set at mode level,
> so may not reflect what the Infobar says. Options are always set at mode
> level and then depending on the option also at text or view level.

> For example, if you have two texts open (in the same mode) and use the
> choices window to change the 'Insert tabs' option from 'Nearest' to
> 'TrueTab', it will only affect that text but not the other. If you then
> open the choices window for the other text it will show 'Insert tabs'
> set to 'TrueTab' while the Infobar still says 'Nearest'.

> Another example is the wrapwidth, changing that in the choices window
> doesn't affect the text/view at all - it only changes the mode level.
> This because the wrapwidth can be set from the Infobar and that takes
> precedence.

Thank goodness you've explained that. I thought I was going mad!


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