Re: Style Guide suggestion

Ben 'The Con Man' Kahn <> wrote:

> 	Don't ignore the configuration options like this.  This is a
> tricky problems that others haven't solved to my satisfaction yet.  (And
> apparently to no one else's yet either.)  For an example of what NOT to
> do, look at MS Word.  
> 	There are at least two types of options.  The first is application
> wide...  The second is document wide.  (This works for many applications.
> A document could be a connection to a server, a document group, etc.)
> These DOCUMENT preferences should probably be in the File|Preferences
> menu.  Application wide preferences should be somewhere else.  

in addition, there are the document-default configuration options. this is
very important for a user - he should be able to enter somewhere that every
new document he creates should have X (say, have a4 paper format or a font
size of 12).

The universe does not have laws -- it has habits, and habits can be broken.

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