[duxhelp] Re: File Open, file types

  • From: "Ian Robinson" <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 15:49:45 +0100

HI Peter,

Just confirming George's answer, "Other word Processor".

Cheers.

Ian

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, June 11, 2004 2:19 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: File Open, file types


> Hello Ian & George,
>
> The trouble is that DBT opens some file types that don't always come with
> standard extensions -- notably text files.
>
> We could add an "Openable files" category (and this wouldn't take very
> long), but the result would, I believe, be a bit misleading.
>
> The .XLS file opening issue is another matter entirely.  Ian, can you
please
> tell me whether the file import dialog ever pops up and, if so, what
"import
> filter" is highlighted when it first appears?
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of Ian Robinson
> Sent: Friday, June 11, 2004 5:54 AM
> To: List DBTBeta
> Subject: [duxhelp] File Open, file types
>
> Hi,
>
> The File Open dialogue currently shows all files.  Does anyone else agree
> that it would be better if it only showed those file types that can be
> opened by DBT?
>
> In the event that a user does try to open, for example, a .xls file, no
> error message is displayed.  The file just fails to open.
>
> Cheers.
>
> Ian
>
>
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