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Re: [StrongED] Re: filetype &000
Chris Johnson wrote on 3 May:
> In article <99267d7a55.jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> Jim Nagel <stred@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Might well be something with the OS or Filer rather than StrongEd,
>> because sometimes "Set type" from the Filer menu behaves oddly: if
>> I try to set type to, say, "Text" or "Obey", it fails; but can
>> successfully set type to "&fff" or "&feb" -- which of course
>> translate to Text and Obey.
> When this happens, do a *show File$Type* in a task window. This
> should list all the filetype number/name associations. Does this
> include all the normal filetypes?
It's happening again today: files saved from StrongEd appear in
directory with filetype &000 and length 0 -- and I'm lucky to notice
it, lest my work be lost.
So I do *show file$type as Chris suggests. The result is an empty
list! What is the meaning of this?!
Jim Nagel www.archivemag.co.uk
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