On Thu, 2005-05-12 at 01:16 +0100, Marc O'Morain wrote: > On 5/11/05, Ben Maurer <bmaurer ximian com> wrote: > > Some applications, like MonoDevelop or gedit need a way to specify > > multiple documents eg: > > > > If you quit now, changes from these documents will be lost > > * blah.cs > > * foo.cs > > * baz.cs > > > > The dialog lets you choose what (if anything) to save. > > > > -- Ben > > Hi Ben, > > I agree that there needs to be a different dialogue box for > applications with a multiple document interface (MDI). The common > dialogue box that has been proposed would be only suitable for > applications with single document interfaces. > > However, the majority of applications have SDI, and the HIG suggests > that programmers should "Use SDI for your GNOME application unless > there is a compelling reason not to." Even SDI applications usually support multiple windows served by the same process, where File->Exit quits the application by closing all windows. Since each window contains one document, on File->Exit you may have to confirm saving multiple documents. And it's annoying to have to confirm saving documents several times in sequence. Best regards. -- Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro <gjc inescporto pt> <gustavo users sourceforge net> The universe is always one step beyond logic.
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