Subject: Re: Suggestion
From: Randy Kramer (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Mar 22 2001 - 10:40:09 CST
I'll second the proposal to make it a preference disabled by default.
(I actually would like to have the feature, even more so to save a
partially collapsed outline in it's collapsed state and return to that
state when restarting. Maybe it's because I use Windows and usually
(used to) make it a practise to shut down every night.
Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> I object to this being the default behavior. I'd object less if it was a
> preference disabled by default.
> When editing documents (and because of my being in college, I tend to write
> quite a few), I usually *never* want to go back to my old insertion point.
> If I do, it's not a hassle to scroll down. Most times a document is written
> (I think that I speak for all college students and most other people who
> write papers when I say this), the process goes like this (DFA-style :^):
> Step 1) Write
> Step 2) Revise & Append (actually 1 process)
> Step 3) If happy, goto 4, if moderately displeased goto 2, if really mad,
> delete paper and goto 1
> Step 4) Print & Quit
> Never do you want to go back to your last insertion point really, unless
> you're writing a dissortaion or 300 page use-case or RFP. In those cases, I
> heavily suggest "scrolling." It's quite a nice feature :)
> Also, let's look at precendent:
> MSWord: no
> StarOffice: no
> WP: no
> Emacs: no
> vi: no
> MSWorks: no
> Having this on by default is sure to confuse the hell out of our users.
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