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Author Topic: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.  (Read 917 times)

chuft-captain

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In earlier versions, the current object window has always been indicated by a "tick mark".
Now that we have the ability to organize object windows into folders, on re-opening a saved project, it can sometimes be a little difficult (when there's a large number of objects and folders) to locate the folder in which the current object window resides.

Perhaps a tick could be maintained on the parent folder of the current object as well as the object itself.

This post referenced in: Version 1.0 Bugs and Suggestions
« Last Edit: May 22, 2017, 06:31:26 pm by chuft-captain »
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Steve

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Re: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2017, 10:02:02 pm »

I should be able to add this to v1.0
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Re: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2017, 04:55:23 am »

Thanks Steve!

... but don't do it if there's any chance of breaking something else as this is a very trivial issue after all.
(It would be a great shame to break v1 for the sake of a tick mark!  :'( )
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Re: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2017, 05:46:11 am »

Hey, there's always a chance of breaking something! You could be hit by a meteorite at any time, without any advance warning. But what are you going to do, hide in a cave your whole life???
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Re: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2017, 10:57:35 am »

hm... i'm pretty sure that's the first time i've seen a software development strategy explained using caves and meteorites :o
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Re: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2017, 04:23:58 pm »

In my very best David Attenborough voice....

"This is a rare treat indeed. It's very unusual for the lesser spotted software developer to venture this far from the cave entrance (except to top up on his staple diet of coffee and energy drinks). It's an even more rare event for him to engage in actual conversation with humans, let alone about strategy ... unless it's the Strategy Pattern of course."

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Re: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2017, 01:08:27 am »

In my very best David Attenborough voice....

LOL!  I can see and hear the documentary now, "David Attenborough's 'Wild Software'..."
« Last Edit: May 26, 2017, 01:10:10 am by RudySchneider »
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Re: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2017, 10:12:03 am »

This has been implemented and is looking good. Thanks Steve for slipping this into the release at the last moment.
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Re: Object Folders - Parent Folder needs an indicator as well.
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2017, 01:41:52 pm »

It was fairly isolated code so the only think it was likely to break was itself :)
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