a little change (?) for cm_SetAttrib !

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a little change (?) for cm_SetAttrib !

Post by *nicol » 2003-03-07, 11:51 UTC

Christian ,

i often work on remote Unix system and use the cm_SetAttrib to change permissions on files or files group and i would wish to have the mouse cursor directly in the octal change window without having to click in this window before !

can you do that , please ?

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Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2003-03-09, 10:26 UTC

It would be quite unusual to set the focus to the last control on the page. Btw, you can reach it quickly by pressing 3xTAB.
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Post by *Tsunulukai » 2003-03-09, 13:51 UTC

IMHO he's right... using keyboard it's much faster using the octal permission definition than using checkboxes.
As checkboxes are beter when used with the mouse, I think it wouldn't annoy people having the focus on the numeric field... and it would be beter & faster for people using keyboard...

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Post by *sqa_wizard » 2003-03-09, 17:07 UTC

2nicol: I agree with you.
Using the keyboard it is much easier if the initial focus is on the text field (check/uncheck the options is too complicated by keyboard)

Using mouse it doesn't matter anyway where the focus is.

2ghisler : what about putting the text entry on top ?
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Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2003-03-10, 14:46 UTC

Hmm, I think that we need a poll. :)
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Post by *Black Dog » 2003-03-10, 15:27 UTC

[face=courier]On 10-03-2003 16:46:48 +0000 ghisler(Author) wrote:

g> Hmm, I think that we need a poll. :)

What happens to you, Christian?! You care about polls now??? ;)

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What about chmod from CL? ;)[/face]

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Post by *Tsunulukai » 2003-03-10, 16:22 UTC

ghisler(Author) wrote:Hmm, I think that we need a poll. :)
Here is ! :)

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Post by *sqa_wizard » 2003-03-10, 20:45 UTC

BlackDog wrote:What about chmod from CL?
This doesn't work for multiple selections :(
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Post by *nicol » 2003-03-11, 07:42 UTC

sqa_wizard wrote:
BlackDog wrote:What about chmod from CL?
This doesn't work for multiple selections :(
==> what do you mean ?

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Post by *Tsunulukai » 2003-03-11, 09:02 UTC

He means that you can't use the CL chmod command on more than one file at once...

you can't select many files and use the chmod command on them thru the CL...

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Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2003-03-11, 16:19 UTC

What happens to you, Christian?! You care about polls now???
As long as you can't win anything, the danger of manipulations is quite low. And I'm using it as a hint only...
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Post by *sqa_wizard » 2003-03-11, 19:34 UTC

2Tsunuluakai : Correct, thats what I meant. Thanks for the detailed explanation.
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Post by *nicol » 2003-03-13, 17:00 UTC

Tsunulukai wrote:He means that you can't use the CL chmod command on more than one file at once...

you can't select many files and use the chmod command on them thru the CL...
i use it quite every day , it works on a group of files too !

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