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Re: Auto Save

On 11 Sep 2020  Dave <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In article <f85e4cae58.pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>    Peter Young <pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> [Snip]

>> Not very obvious, and I didn't know until I did some investigating. I
>> don't know how Faye's StrongED is set up, but here I searched !StrED_cfg
>> and !StrongED for "auto". I found two directories:
>> !StrED_cfg.UserPrefs.AutoSave and a corresponding one in !StrongED. Here
>> the AutoSaved text is in the StrongED_cfg one. It disappears as soon as
>> the StrongED file is closed.

>> More than that I know not, but I imagine Fred will be along soon with
>> his usual wisdom.

>> Best wishes,

>> Peter.

> Here it appears to be using !StrED_cfg.UserPrefs.AutoSave.

> It disappears when you close a StrongED window, but doesn't disappear if
> you close/quit StrongED on the icon bar, this puts up a warning window.
> Click "Remember" and it (The file) remains after SE is quit.

> Dave

> Thanks for all your input, appreciated.
> I've passed it on to her to do with what she will...

> Personally I think it is a mess and will be getting out my barge pole
> immediately...  :-(

I can understand that, but I never got to grips with Zap. Some aspects of 
StrongED are obscure indeed. but though I've got used to some of the way 
it works it's still a learning process. Good for keeping my ancient brain 
ticking over.

Best wishes,


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