Peter Popov wrote:
> Ah, then you'd have to get around that by copying it to another
> file, letting that one save, and leave the unchanged original
Yes. It's the same plugin. From this point of view
extremely well organized. Although the first day I had a problem
with double closing brackets as the bracket closing extension does
not disable the geany preferences.
I'm not sure I've encountered that. Did you end up solving it?
> By the way, auto-save is dangerous unless you
> copies of each one.
Certainly. And also dangerous is to rely on the user
to remember to
Yes. I've noticed that as my current handicap as well, but not for
long now that I know Geany has a handy way of doing incremental
> There was no way to retrieve the data. I rewrote
what I could
> remember of it, but I could feel that it wasn't as good the
> second time around.
Which makes for a cleaner rewrite as the story is
in the mind. Which would make sense to disable the auto save.
No, definitely not. In that case it was frustrating because I was
acutely aware that my second approach wasn't nearly as good as my
first. You can just tell when you're writing magic, and I wrote magic
that day, but only once...
It can also be a waste of time.
Yes, but I like the idea of the safety net just in case, so I'm happy
you and someone else in here mentioned that I can have one without
needing to script it.
> If I wanted auto-save [...] I'd write a
script to capture each
> auto-save the instant the program spits it out and rename it with
> the date and time (to the second) and do manual clean-up
Geany has it all in the same extension. Save actions.
Yes, thanks! Thanks to both of you for letting me know about it!
There is no spoon.