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[wingide-users] Minor annoyance: no default file extension

John Ehresman jpe at
23 Feb 2003 19:01:59 -0500

Oops, this is a bug; we do want to be consistent with other Windows
applications here.  We will try to fix this in the next minor release of

Thanks for the feedback,


On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 16:35, Rishel,Wes wrote:
> The same is true for python source files. The dialogue for saving a new f=
ile defaults to *.py (so only .py files show) but you have to manually type=
 the ".py" with the file name.=20
> Once you saved it but forgot to put the extension on then some prompting =
features stop working.
> This, too, is a minor annoyance because it is inconsistent with virtually=
 every other software package I have ever used.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rene Pijlman []
> Sent: Sunday, February 23, 2003 12:12 PM
> To:
> Subject: [wingide-users] Minor annoyance: no default file extension
> Hello,
> When I save a new Wing project and enter a name in the save as dialog, a
> project file is created without the ".wpr" extension, even though "Wing
> Project" was selected in the "Save as type" field of the dialog.
> All other Windows applications I'm used to add their own extension by
> default.
> No big deal, since its easy enough to add the extension manually, but I
> thought I'd report it anyway.
> I'm using Wing 1.1.7 with Python 2.2 on Windows 2000 Professional.
> Regards,
> Ren=E9 Pijlman
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