[duxhelp] Re: Long-standing bug I keep forgetting to mention

  • From: "George Bell" <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 09:43:49 -0000

Hi David,

You must have had some bad Scotch!  Peter gave us that in
the initial release of 10.5.

Highlight a Style, hold down Ctrl + shift and tap <

Voila, up pops the Style Name in an edit box.

Reckon you can figure it out from there?  (Smile)

George.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dave
Durber
> Sent: 14 March 2005 00:38
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Long-standing bug I keep forgetting
to mention
> 
> Hello Peter:
> 
> Another suggestion
> 
> please!  Please!  Please!  Give us the ability of editing
style names.
> Because if you type a style name incorrectly when creating
a 
> style, there appears to be know way of correcting the 
> misspelled style name without creating another style with
the 
> correct spelling and then deleting the misspelled style.
> 
> sincerely:
> 
> Dave Durber
> 
> On Wed, 9 Mar 205 17:06:20 -0500, you wrote:
> 
> >George,
> >
> >It's not really feasible to overcome the basic
limitation.  The 
> >anathema with which DBT views spaces in style names runs 
> pretty deep.  
> >The best that we could do is to update SWIFT to map
spaces 
> in stylenames into underbars.
> >
> >- Peter
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> >[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of George
Bell
> >Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 5:08 PM
> >To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Long-standing bug I keep
forgetting to mention
> >
> >Hi Peter,
> >
> >Re:  Now may be a good time to improve things. 
> >
> >PLEASE, pretty please, even!
> >
> >This will make quite a few "pressing" users with spaces
in 
> Style names 
> >very happy, especially in the Oxford, UK, area!
> >
> >George.
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter
Sullivan
> >Sent: 09 March 2005 21:56
> >To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Long-standing bug I keep
forgetting to mention
> >
> >Joanie,
> >
> >There is indeed a defect in this area, though I'd be hard
pressed to 
> >say whether it is a bug.  (This is because I don't think 
> that any coder 
> >made a mistake.  Rather, we never discussed DBT's design 
> limitation -- 
> >no spaces in stylenames
> >-- with the developer of SWIFT, so we couldn't expect
this to work 
> >right.)
> >
> >You can get around this issue by changing the spaces to
underbars in 
> >the .mws file.  It's hardly ideal.  Now may be a good
time 
> to improve things.
> >
> >- Peter
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Joanmarie Diggs
> >Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 4:37 PM
> >To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [duxhelp] Long-standing bug I keep forgetting to
mention
> >
> >Hi all.  For a while now, user-defined styles that
contain 
> spaces are 
> >not recognized by Duxbury.  You can map them with SWIFT
and 
> they show 
> >up as expected in your .mws files.  But they seem to be
ignored when 
> >you import your document into Duxbury.  Since spaces are
clearly 
> >acceptable in built-in word style names, I assume this is
a bug.
> >
> >
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