Author Topic: Files open in SlickEdit locked for other applications!?  (Read 22481 times)

hs2

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Re: Files open in SlickEdit locked for other applications!?
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2006, 01:51:17 pm »
Oh dear - that's really weird !
@Dan: This should be handled better, right ?
I believe in you that this get's improved ;)

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Re: Files open in SlickEdit locked for other applications!?
« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2006, 11:43:54 am »
Oh dear - that's really weird !
@Dan: This should be handled better, right ?
I believe in you that this get's improved ;)

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Well, certainly we're open to suggestions, but in general this option has worked out pretty well for us.  If we load part of the file we have to keep a handle to it open, and generally for very large files this is OK.  Usually files this large are log files or some sort of non-source files.

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Re: Files open in SlickEdit locked for other applications!?
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2006, 12:38:00 pm »
I agree - technically everything is fine.
I thought of a small hint in the settings dialog / help telling that 'partially loaded files are locked' too.

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Re: Files open in SlickEdit locked for other applications!?
« Reply #18 on: October 24, 2006, 12:43:49 pm »
I agree - technically everything is fine.
I thought of a small hint in the settings dialog / help telling that 'partially loaded files are locked' too.

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This I can certainly suggest.  Good idea.

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Re: Files open in SlickEdit locked for other applications!?
« Reply #19 on: November 23, 2006, 10:46:48 am »
May I suggest an option/default behavior to open such files read-only? I often have such log-files, and if opened read-only (even if writable on disk), I have no trouble.
Frequently such log files (in my customary setups, using Lint, QA-C and various other checker tools) are written again and again in a separate context, and I do not want to close the file, just to reopen them again after the next run.
Currently I have created a macro for a certain extension to be opened read-only always (thanks, hs2!), but opening large files (esp. 'partial load') read-only would be very useful.

FWIW,

Johan