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  1. AliceWyman 5147 posts
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    AliceWyman said

    ideato said
    A little....more faster way to "modify an existing preference" is to double click on the preference, then the "Enter string value" box, if it is a string open OR the "Enter integer value" box, if it is integer open OR, if it is boolean, directly toggle to false or true.

    I did think of adding the double-click method but you probably need to explain that it will automatically toggle a true-false preference. The right-click -> toggle method gives you an opportunity to confirm what you are doing. A right-click also gives the option to reset any user-set preference to its default value.

    Speaking of which, I was thinking to improve the paragraph about resetting preferences, to mention that only user-set preferences have the Reset option enabled and those are shown in bold type (or something to that effect). Since I've already marked the current changes ready to localize, I thought it was better to wait a bit.

    Copied from the Background thread: ''AliceWyman [[#post-12345|said]]'' <blockquote> ''ideato [[#post-12344|said]]'' <blockquote> A little....more faster way to "modify an existing preference" is to '''double click''' on the preference, then the "Enter string value" box, if it is a string open OR the "Enter integer value" box, if it is integer open OR, if it is boolean, directly toggle to false or true. </blockquote> I did think of adding the double-click method but you probably need to explain that it will automatically toggle a true-false preference. The right-click -> toggle method gives you an opportunity to confirm what you are doing. A right-click also gives the option to reset any user-set preference to its default value. Speaking of which, I was thinking to improve the paragraph about resetting preferences, to mention that only user-set preferences have the Reset option enabled and those are shown in bold type (or something to that effect). Since I've already marked the current changes ready to localize, I thought it was better to wait a bit. </blockquote>
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    AliceWyman said

    AliceWyman said

    I did think of adding the double-click method but you probably need to explain that it will automatically toggle a true-false preference. The right-click -> toggle method gives you an opportunity to confirm what you are doing. A right-click also gives the option to reset any user-set preference to its default value.

    Correct, maybe the double click confuse.... occasional users, the right click gives more options.

    AliceWyman said

    AliceWyman said

    Speaking of which, I was thinking to improve the paragraph about resetting preferences, to mention that only user-set preferences have the Reset option enabled and those are shown in bold type (or something to that effect).

    yes, correct again and IMO needful for the article.


    thanks

    ''AliceWyman [[#post-12346|said]]'' ''AliceWyman [[#post-12345|said]]'' <blockquote> I did think of adding the double-click method but you probably need to explain that it will automatically toggle a true-false preference. The right-click -> toggle method gives you an opportunity to confirm what you are doing. A right-click also gives the option to reset any user-set preference to its default value. </blockquote> Correct, maybe the double click confuse.... occasional users, the right click gives more options. ''AliceWyman [[#post-12346|said]]'' ''AliceWyman [[#post-12345|said]]'' <blockquote> Speaking of which, I was thinking to improve the paragraph about resetting preferences, to mention that only user-set preferences have the Reset option enabled and those are shown in bold type (or something to that effect). </blockquote> yes, correct again and IMO needful for the article. thanks
  3. AliceWyman 5147 posts
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    I made a new revision that's pending review ... and I added ideato to the Document contributors list.

    I made a new revision <s>that's pending review</s> ... and I added ideato to the Document contributors list.
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