Author Topic: fileman-keyin-name  (Read 153 times)


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« on: May 03, 2021, 09:35:41 pm »
It's been about 12 years since I got my employer to give me a slick upgrade.. happy to be on SlickEdit 2020!  Right now, I'm in that porting-macros / transition period as I get back all my default behavior.  The first thing I can't figure out:

When I hit Alt+Shft+N on the command line, while in fileman, nothing happens.  If I'm in another buffer, and hit that or Alt+N, indeed it does a keyin of the buffer name.  But on command line, I can't extract the highlighted name in fileman.
Paul Brightly
Slick user since it was on DOS (33yr??)

PS. Is there a way to make the status line show outside where the command line is?  I was trying to debug this with messageNWait(), but.. since the command-line has focus... can't see if anything's printed there.  I might just break down and read the user guide, etc. Been a while, and I'm rusty at debugging macros.


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Re: fileman-keyin-name
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2021, 07:41:18 pm »
I can reproduce the problem with Alt-Shift-N, we'll take a look and see what's going on. 

There isn't a way to move the status line, but you can use say('some message') in place of message/messageNwait, and the output will go to a separate debug window you can scroll through.


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Re: fileman-keyin-name
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2021, 02:59:36 pm »
This will be fixed in 25.0.2. This is not hot fixable. 25.0.2 will be out sometime this month.