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Re: [StrongED] Block saving

On 21 Dec 2016  Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <0cadfef155.pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Peter Young <pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> On 21 Dec 2016  Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> In message <5f0ff5f155.Alan.Adams@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>           Alan Adams <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Is it possible to turn off the feature which saves a file called
>>>> "block" to the root of the hard drive if you have a highlighted block
>>>> and the cursor is in it?
>>> Yes, you can turn off the automatic block scope for saves in Global
>>> Choices -> Block.
>>> Another (better?) option is to Adjust click on the save icon. This will
>>> save the entire file to its original path (hence this only works with
>>> loaded texts, not with newly created ones).
>> Talking of saving newly created texts, if I forget a that a new text
>> hasn't yet been saved, and c lick in "Save" in the save box, the text
>> gets saved in the root directory. Could this me changed by me, so that
>> it gets saved in <Transient$TodayDir> instead?

> The only way to do that would be to set the CSD to <Transient$TodayDir>
> as the path used to save a text with only leafname is <CSD>.leafname
> (tech. the filename is canonicalised and the OS uses the CSD when the
> disc and directory name are missing).

> It might be a better idea to open the save dialogue when there's no full
> pathname available for a text, as the CSD could point anywhere.

Thanks, Fred, and that's much as I expected. I shall just have to 
remember to save new files properly!

Best wishes,


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

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