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[wingide-users] Bug Report: Cannot save files

Wing IDE Support support at wingide.com
Tue, 17 Jun 2003 19:56:09 -0400 (EDT)


Thanks for the report... it's definately a reproducible problem.
We'll look into making a patch for it.

Stephan Deibel

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On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Ken Kinder wrote:

> I've reported a time or two an illusive problem where I'd have a
> read-only file, make it write-only, and I still couldn't save it. I've
> just figured out how to isolate the problem.
> 
> It has nothing to do with read-only. Here's how to reproduce the
> problem:
> 
>   * Start WingIDE in "normal" mode
>   * Press ctrl+n for "New File"
>   * Type some stuff into the file, such that it is
>     eligible to be saved
>   * Press ctrl+s for "Safe File"
>   * DO NOT PRESS CANCEL OR OK. Use your WINDOW MANAGER to
>     close the "Save As" window. To be honest, I'm not sure
>     what IceWM does to close a window, but I think it's
>     probably a delete event(??).
>   * The "Save As" window will go away, and the file is unsaved.
>     However, you can no longer invoke the Save As window for
>     that buffer under Wing.
> 
> Let me know if you can't reproduce the problem. I suspect that WingIDE
> is not processing a window close event and the "Cancel" button the same
> way, because if you Cancel the Save As dialog, the problem does not
> occur.
> 
> -Ken
> 
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