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Re: [TSVN] VBScript for comparing two MS Word documents

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-07-10 23:45:11 CEST

SteveKing wrote:
> SteveKing wrote:
>
>>> One feature which would make this whole area a bit easier would be if
>>> the diff/merge tools could be enabled/disabled with a check box
>>> rather than deleting the entry from the table. The problems with
>>> deleting the entry are: a) you throw away all the information, so
>>> it's hard work to re-install the entry. b) you have no record that
>>> the tool was ever installed, so on next upgrade, TSVN will put that
>>> entry back in again.
>>
>>
>>
>> How about a button "Set Defaults" which will then fill in the paths to
>> our scripts?
>
>
> Hmm - just realized that this wouldn't be good. Which settings should we
> set to the default then? If we do all, we could overwrite something the
> user still might want to keep, if we don't, then users might think the
> function is broken.
>
> I think it's best if we just keep it the way it is now: after an
> upgrade, TSVN sets the scripts for those extensions which aren't set to
> something else.

I know that is the easiest solution, it will work for 99% of users, and
it is probably good enough for now.

Looking on filext.com there are a few other users of the .doc extension,
including plain ascii text. Admittedly they are pretty unlikely due to
the huge market penetration of MS Word.

Simon

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Received on Sun Jul 10 23:44:28 2005

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