Re: File selection dialog changes
- From: Bradley Bell <bradleyb shelob classrooms washington edu>
- To: Gnome List <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: File selection dialog changes
- Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 13:07:30 -0800 (PST)
On Tue, 15 Dec 1998, Matthew Brown wrote:
> directory is broken. File rename is also important -- what if you go
> to save a file but realise a file with the same name already exists --
> maybe a previous version? Without these kind of features you have to
> go run another program to do this; why?
It should only give you the option to rename if there IS a conflict. i.e.:
You do a "save as" or whatever,
and type in "file.txt".
Then it says: "file.txt exists, would you like to Overwrite the old file,
Rename the old file, Append (?) the old file, or Cancel (and type a new
That would seem to me to be the best way to limit choice for new users, if
that is the goal.
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