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Two small inaccuracies in the TC help

Discussion in 'Support' started by Urmel, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. Urmel

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    I have found the following inaccuracies in the TC help (v.9.02.152):


    The help contains by the "Key Mapping Directives":

    LIST Keys (Overview)

    ListFindRegexReverse
    Prompt and search backwards for a regular expression

    TCC says: Invalid item name "ListFindRegexReverse"
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    In the detailed help to "ListFindRegexReverse" the help says

    ListBack = Key
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    This version will be accepted by the TCC.

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    By the "General Input Key":

    The help says:

    Backspace directive

    Default: Backspace

    On other appearances in the help, the name for the backspace key is "Bksp", which is the name for use in the tcmd.ini.

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    Best regards,
    -Urmel-
     
  2. rconn

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    Urmel wrote:

    ListFindReverse and ListFindRegexReverse are obsolete (and no longer
    supported), as both forward & backward searching are now done in the
    same dialog. I've removed them from the help file.

    ListBack means something different (return to the previous file).

    Rex Conn
    JP Software
     
  3. Urmel

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    Thanks for this info.

    I think in the help file for the next build?

    I would be grateful if you could ALL directives list/describe in the help
    file. It's imho not always clear, which directive is in connection to
    which menu entry in the option dialog (e.g FuzzyCD and Extended Directory
    Search).

    Best regards,
    -Urmel-
     
  4. rconn

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    Urmel wrote:

    The directives were removed from the help file because we do not support
    manual entry. All of the .INI directives except the key directives
    (which are still documented) can be (and should be) set from OPTION.

    Rex Conn
    JP Software
     
  5. Howard Goldstein

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    Rex Conn wrote:


    However, you still support the OPTION //directive=value syntax for changing
    an option on the fly in a batch file or from the command line. How is a new
    user, (or an old user with an imperfect memory), to know the directive
    names?

    -- Howard
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    Subject: RE: [Support-t-576] Re: Two small inaccuracies in the TC help



     
  6. rconn

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    Howard Goldstein wrote:

    The OPTION //... syntax is for backwards compatibility; I doubt that
    even 1% of TCC users will ever use it. I don't want either new or old
    users to know the directive names!

    Having the .INI directives in the help file was a constant support
    headache; upwards of half of all our support calls/questions used to be
    because users had mangled their .INI files with manual edits. Since
    everything was moved to OPTION and the individual directives removed
    from the help, the configuration problems have dropped to near zero.

    Rex Conn
    JP Software
     
  7. Urmel

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    Ok, I see that I must change my usualness. Exclusive working in the console will more and more be replaced with a mixed way (console and gui). I don't like this, but this trend will overrun me...

    But I can very good understand your argument regarding the support calls.

    -Urs- aka Urmel
     

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