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"Save as.." to existing file - two different alerts?

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:45 pm
by Peter2
I have "test.png" in my folder. I have another file opened and start "Save as ..." with ..

a) "test.png" and "filetype" is set to PNG
b) "test", and "filetype" is set to PNG

Now I get two different messages (alerts) which says me that file already exists. But messages have small differences in wording and small differences in appearnce.
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Bug or Feature?
Windows versus XnView?

Peter

Re: "Save as.." to existing file - two different alerts?

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:00 am
by XnTriq
Peter2 wrote:Windows versus XnView?
I believe these messages come from XnView, Peter.

xnview.exe (English) vs. xnviewde.dll (German):
  • String #4024
    • English: “The file <%s> already exists !\n\nDo you want to overwrite it ?”
      German: “Die Datei '%s' existiert bereits.\nWollen Sie die vorhandene Datei überschreiben?”
    String #4403
    • English: “This file exists already, do you want to overwrite it?”
      German: “Diese Datei ist bereits vorhanden. Wollen Sie die Datei überschreiben?”
    String #4436
    • English: “The filename <%s> already exists, do you want to overwrite it?”
      German: “Die Datei <%s> ist bereits vorhanden, wollen Sie die Datei überschreiben?”
What is the value of the SaveAdvDlg entry in the [Start] section of your xnview.ini?
Claude “Clo” Charries (XnView English Help Manual » Option details » [url=http://charries.pagesperso-orange.fr/xnv/eng/options.html#ini_plus]Extra INI-Entries[/url]) wrote:[Start]
SaveAdvDlg=1
Allows a fine-tuning of the previous entry functions above by saving the state of the advice dialogue.
Using it, you may avoid the unwanted “Overwrite” dialogue when saving a changed file only.

Re: "Save as.." to existing file - two different alerts?

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:47 am
by Peter2
XnTriq wrote:...What is the value of the SaveAdvDlg entry in the [Start] section of your xnview.ini?..
It was undefined, now I set it to "1" - and have this fragmented message:
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Peter

Re: "Save as.." to existing file - two different alerts?

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:45 pm
by XnTriq
I've added this to the list of truncated labels.

Re: "Save as.." to existing file - two different alerts?

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:04 pm
by Peter2
:D