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Re: Why does StrongED open CSVfiles

On 12 Feb 2020  David Pitt <pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <df34354158.Alan.Adams@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>   Alan Adams <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> [snip]

>> The weirdness is that the problem is caused by an entry in the modewhen
>> file for DUMP mode, but it still launches into BASEMODE.

> I was a bit mystified by this at first.

> If a file is not claimed by any of the Modes then it drops into
> BaseMode.

> I suspect that a CSV of 'appropriate' data would finish up in Dump
> Mode.

> A slightly simpler answer is that I haven't a clue as why a CSV file
> would be required to be viewed in Dump Mode, but there is such a case
> otherwise why are there any such entries in Dump Mode's ModeWhen.

I've opened many CSV files in StrongED, and they always appear in 
BaseMode. Why Dump, I ask?

Best wishes,


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