Re: suggestions & observations

Kervin (
Wed, 30 Jun 1999 11:13:40 -0400

> after I've typed it. If I typed "foo" I want "foo", nothing else.
> The Gimp, and other helpful applications, will (during save time,
> in the dialog) append the proper suffix to your string ("foo")
> _if_ you explicitly select a file type from the drop down list.
> I would be in favor of having AbiWord do similar.

Or you can do like in windows;

Typing "foo" (including the quotes) as a filname saves the file as foo,
no extension.

Typing foo, (without quotes) saves the file as foo.abw.

I think it's intuitive and still gives the user a choice.


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