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File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by GregTheGrate » Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:32 am

There are a few features I would love to see that would make file handling a lot easier in WL8 if they were possible:

1) If a file is opened from a particular directory, could the Save/Save As dialogue default the save directory to the one from which the file was opened.

2) Is it possible for CMD-SHIFT S key to also be Save As - this is the standard Save As key sequence on Mac

3) In File save dialogue, where there is a little drawer with a down arrow on it -> history. If one selects a file name from the contents of the drawer, it would be great to be able to edit it. This will allow quick saving of files you have named XXX-V01, XXX-V02 etc where XXX could be quite long.
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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by PG » Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:42 am

1) You can set this from Options > Folders

2) Right, though tis is not a standard on Windows.
But you could change this in Options > Customize commands

3) Not sure to understand what you mean with "it would be great to be able to edit it". Do you mean edit the list itself?

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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by GregTheGrate » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:17 am

Many thanks for 1 and 2 - they have bugged me for a long time and there was no need.....

For 3, if one opens the drawer/filing cabinet and clicks on one of the files, that text is transferred into the filename box. It is that box I would like to edit, not the list.
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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by PG » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:29 am

For 3, if one opens the drawer/filing cabinet and clicks on one of the files, that text is transferred into the filename box. It is that box I would like to edit, not the list.
What can't you edit the filename box? It should be possible.

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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by GregTheGrate » Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:16 am

Every time I try, I just get a "dong" for any keyboard stroke. Was the same on WL7 for Mac.
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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by PG » Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:34 am

Please show a screen shot of the dialog you mean.
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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by GregTheGrate » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:05 am

PG wrote:Please show a screen shot of the dialog you mean.
Herewith - hopefully - haven't done this before.
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If I select Selby V02 from the list on the left and try to change it to Selby V03 each keyboard press gets a "dong" and no change occurs
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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by PG » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:36 am

Here when I double click on an item, the box closes and I can edit the field.
In fact, I can edit the field any time, even when not selecting an item.
What OSX version are you using, and are you using WaveLab in 32 or 64 bit?
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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by GregTheGrate » Thu Jun 20, 2013 1:23 am

If I double click, item placed in the filename field, draw closes, but filename is not editable. Same is true for 32 bit and 64 bit modes.

After opening the list, if I don't select an item, I am able to enter and edit the filename.

OSX 10.8.4
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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by PG » Thu Jun 20, 2013 6:57 am

So, this problem only happens if you open the draw, not before?
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Re: File Handling New Feature Requests

Post by GregTheGrate » Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:41 am

Yes, only if I open the drawer AND select on of the filenames on the list. If I open it to see the names of the files and make no selection, I can enter and edit a filename.
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