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Re: StrongED failing to start

In message <d60d364358.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>
          Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <14b8234358.Alan.Adams@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Alan Adams <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> The most useful would be for StrongED to start after Cancel is pressed,
>> preferably removing the offending entries from List of Windows in the
>> process.

> It should be possible to start StrongED even when (remote) files aren't
> accessible. To make sure I've just tested this and can confirm that
> that is indeed the case.

> There should be 2 'error' windows. The first is from ShareFS prompting
> you:

My misstake - I thought it was the same error window appearing twice, so 
clicked cancel on both. It needs a Cancel - Continue sequemce.

>   Please insert or make available shared disc '<share name>'

> With buttons 'Cancel' and 'OK'. Press 'Cancel' if you don't want to, or
> can't, make the remote disc available.

> This will lead to an error window from StrongED that says:

>   Shared disc not available.

> With buttons 'Cancel' and 'Continue'. Clicking 'Cancel' quits StrongED,
> whilst clicking 'Continue' will allow it to start.

>> The alternative would be to provide a simple way to remove the entries
>> using Edit. I spent quite a while trawling through StrongED's directories,
>> and Choices, without finding the list. (StrongED doesn't appear to use
>> Choices - at least there isn't a StrongED directory in there.)

> StrongED stores its choices in StrED_cfg which will be in one of two
> places: Boot:Choices or in the same directory as StrongED. If StrED_cfg
> is not installed then StrongED will save its choices inside itself.

> Depending on the exact situation the AutoSave list is in either

>  !StrED_cfg.UserPrefs.AutoSave

That's the one.

> or

>  !StrongED.Defaults.AutoSave

> With some care the list can be edited using StrongED (see the page that
> Richard refers to), otherwise use Edit to edit the list.

> Cheers,
> Fred.

Alan Adams, from Northamptonshire