differantiate between screen layout files and saved filters

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differantiate between screen layout files and saved filters

Postby gjbth » Sun Jul 26, 2009 8:58 am

The ability to save different screen layouts and event filters for later recall are excellent features. But maybe confusing to some users as they both use the .xml file extension.

When loading its easy to select an incorrect file, if they are not named intuitively.

As a workaround I have created to separate folders named 'Layouts' and 'Filters' and saved the respective files in each folder.

Maybe you could build some system into the application where its not possible to mix these files up

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Re: differantiate between screen layout files and saved filters

Postby VueSoft » Sun Jul 26, 2009 1:11 pm

Thank you for the suggestion. The next version will use a different default file extension for these, to help distinguish them. Any current files ending with XML will continue to work, but the default when saving new files will be to use WLF for window layout files and ELF for event list filters.
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Re: differantiate between screen layout files and saved filters

Postby gjbth » Sun Jul 26, 2009 1:59 pm

That sounds like a good solution.

I hope you don't mind my continued posting, but I really think this is an excellent application.


Many thanks for the reply.

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Re: differantiate between screen layout files and saved filters

Postby VueSoft » Sun Jul 26, 2009 2:14 pm

I don't mind your posting at all. Your suggestions have been very helpful in making VueMinder Calendar even better, and I appreciate the feedback!
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Re: differantiate between screen layout files and saved filters

Postby VueSoft » Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:47 am

A new version (5.1.0) has been released. The XML extension is still supported, but the default when saving is now WLF for the windows layout files and ELF for the event list filters.
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