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My modification of file() function - redundant?
« on: March 22, 2013, 05:55:15 pm »
I have got C:\se17\macros\files.e file() function bound to F4, and I have always called this function with the intent that it means "close this buffer (any buffer) and all associated windows, saving as necessary", then I found out that it re-saves non-dirty files and also pops up a complaint if it is a non-dirty, read-only file.

In understanding that I want a function that means "make this go away" for all buffers (searches, file manager, etc) and save if it is one of my files and is dirty... I want to know if there is another function that does this, or if my hack here is complete.

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_command int file(_str cmdline='',int flags= -1) name_info(','VSARG2_REQUIRES_MDI_EDITORCTL|VSARG2_READ_ONLY|VSARG2_ICON)
   int status;
   if (p_ReadOnly) {
     return (status);
   if ( p_modify && ! (p_buf_flags&VSBUFFLAG_THROW_AWAY_CHANGES) ) {
     if ( status==0 ) {

I know the correct approach is to make my own wrapper, but anyhow, I suspect my hack is incomplete, though it does handle File manager listings and searches apparently.