Author Topic: Save configuration when leaving configuration dialog  (Read 338 times)

asandler

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Save configuration when leaving configuration dialog
« on: January 06, 2011, 09:35:49 am »
Save configuration when leaving configuration dialog and not when closing SE.

I am often leaving SE running for many days without closing it. Eventually, quiet often, it crashes from one reason or another. This is not a real problem because, I guess, it was never designed to run for two weeks straight. The problem is that all configuration modifications that I do during these two weeks get lost because I didn't close SE properly. So it would be nice if SE would save configuration immediately and not wait until it being shut down.

Graeme

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Re: Save configuration when leaving configuration dialog
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2011, 11:02:02 am »
Save configuration when leaving configuration dialog and not when closing SE.

I am often leaving SE running for many days without closing it. Eventually, quiet often, it crashes from one reason or another. This is not a real problem because, I guess, it was never designed to run for two weeks straight. The problem is that all configuration modifications that I do during these two weeks get lost because I didn't close SE properly. So it would be nice if SE would save configuration immediately and not wait until it being shut down.

There's an option for that already  -  options -> application options -> Exit -> save configuration  - set to "save configuration immediately".


hs2

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Re: Save configuration when leaving configuration dialog
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2011, 11:04:05 am »
And there is a 'gui-save-config' command to manually save the current configuration.
Useful e.g. when directly changing 'def-' vars.
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« Last Edit: January 06, 2011, 11:05:53 am by hs2 »

asandler

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Re: Save configuration when leaving configuration dialog
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2011, 08:50:52 pm »
Oh, thanks for telling me. I wish I knew this before. Could save me lots of pointless reconfigurations.