List of file formats when opening/saving files

Status: Implemented

Created by leiger 25 Apr 2010 04:35

rating: +2+x

**STE **

Ed Johnson wrote:
Add a list of file extension filters for compatible file formats (*.txt, etc.) in addition to "All Files".


05 Jun 2010 14:02. Edited 0 times. (Edit, Permalink)
Hey Ed, I've added this in v1.14. Can you confirm that this is what you asked for? :)

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Ed Johnson

06 Jun 2010 15:11. Edited 1 times. (Edit, Permalink)
Yes, that's what I was looking for and it seems to work perfect. A way to quickly filter a list of files comes in handy. Thanks too, for allowing us to type our own filters (for example, *.bat) - not all programs support that.

You might want to consider changing the text descriptions of the filters so they are more in line with what we're used to with other apps:

  • All Text Documents (*.txt, *.ste)
  • Text Documents (*.txt)
  • STE Documents (*.ste)
  • All Files (*.*)

I don't use other OSes enough to know what the "standard" is for those, but this is what we're used to seeing in Windows. Can you detect the OS being used and make minor changes accordingly? If so, that'd be cool!

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06 Jun 2010 23:19. Edited 0 times. (Edit, Permalink)
Yes, I can detect the OS being used (as shown in the "About" dialog) and that naturally means I can change how the program does something based on that. I'd have to know more about what wording other operating systems use before I do that though.

I'll un-mark this one as done then, until I fix up the names.

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