[Geany-devel] [PATCH] reenable save after file changed on disk

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Sun Sep 13 11:36:31 UTC 2009

On Tue, 01 Sep 2009 22:58:10 +0200
Colomban Wendling <ban-ubuntu at club-internet.fr> wrote:

> > When i changed a file in Geany and made e.g. a git checkout or an other
> change with the file on disk, Geany asks me to reload(thats great so far).
> > After i choose "no", as i want to keep my changes i made in Geany, i am
> not able to save the file immediatly after that.
> > The save-button is grayed and i first have to do a little change in the
> file before i can save again.

Save As would be better than an unneeded modification (or use the
hidden pref as mentioned in other replies).

> > This patch fixes this by adding a preference for it. I already had some
> talk about the feature on IRC with Enrico already.

> I think it would be better to have a third "save" button in the dialog
> asking for reload for this purpose. I think it would be more clear and
> user friendly.

This sounds OK.

Also perhaps Geany could color the document tab orange to show that the
document is not on disk as expected.


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