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Re: [StrongED] A mystery.

On 26 Dec 2014  "Steve Fryatt" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, December 25, 2014 10:14 pm, Peter Young wrote:
>> On 25 Dec 2014  Peter Young <pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I'm not sure whether this is a StrongED problem, or a VRPC one, but I
>>> thought I'd ask here first. This is with StrongED 4.69, on VRPC with
>>> RISC OS 4.02.
>>> Without my having done anything, as far as I know, to cause this
>>> happening, every time I start up VRPC StrongED shows me the contents
>>> of !NewsDir's !Boot file, just as if I had this file on the screen at
>>> the last shut-down, which I don't have. Im struggling to know where to
>>> look to remedy this, but all I can say is that the AutoSave
>>> directories in both StrongED and StrED_Config contain only the !ReadMe
>>> files.
>>> Not a show-stopper, obviously, but I'd like to prevent it happening,
>>> if anyone can show me how.
>> Even odder: I've just noticed that it's !Edit, which usually I don't
>> touch with a bargepole, that shows this message, not StrongED, which
>> latter is always run at start-up.

> What do you mean by "message"? The contents of !NewsDir's !Boot file?


> If so, what filetype does !NewsDir.!Boot have? It should be Obey, but it
> sounds a lot as if it's lost that and is now Text (which is what VRPC's
> HostFS defaults to, IIRC).

See the message that I've just posted; you got to the solution before 
I did!

Best wishes,


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

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