We agree, good job, 24->0 words! No need to specify something that's already been set system wide.
On Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 8:06 AM, Andy Peters <de...@latke.net> wrote: > > On Feb 8, 2018, at 3:42 AM, Jeff Young <j...@rokeby.ie> wrote: > > > … or "Set default text editor and PDF viewer programs to open files from > KiCad” > > +1 > > > One could interpret “open files from KiCad” as being “Open files created > by KiCad.” > > The point I was trying to make, and perhaps wasn’t clear on, is that > applications should never modify operating-system defaults that affect > other applications. Thus saying “open files from (within) KiCad” is > unnecessary, as it is understood that this setting affects performing this > operation from within Kicad only. > > I suppose, further, that this whole thing about choosing which PDF viewer > and which text editor to use is completely unnecessary. Why _wouldn’t_ > KiCad open text files in the OS default text editor? Why _wouldn’t_ you > want it to open PDF files in the OS default PDF viewer? I set those > defaults in the OS for a reason, and I expect applications to uses those > defaults. > > -a > > > > > > > On 8 Feb 2018, at 10:15, Andrey Kuznetsov <kandre...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Wow, that sentence is unnecessarily long. > > By rephrasing, you can cut that text in half. Also, why is text editor and > PDF viewer in the same context? Default text editor and default PDF viewer > do not open the same files, is this a context for a Group where those 2 are > defined, weird... > > Telling the user that he "may define" a"Default Text Editor" is redundant, > same for favorite, default is better, that's what is seen across many > programs, you define a default program to open files, you don't define a > favorite program. "These settings" redundant because you are in a settings > editor window, duhh. > > How about "Set default text editor and PDF viewer programs"? > > If you want to be more explicit: "Set default text editor and PDF viewer > programs for use by KiCad" or "Set default text editor and PDF viewer > programs to open files from KiCad" > > On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 8:23 AM, Andy Peters <de...@latke.net> wrote: > >> >> >> > On Feb 7, 2018, at 5:09 AM, Marco Ciampa <ciam...@libero.it> wrote: >> > >> > Hello, >> > I am not a native english, >> >> Your English is better than my Italian! >> >> > so I think it is better to ask even for small phrases: >> > >> > Here: >> > >> > #. type: Plain text >> > #: kicad.adoc:246 >> > msgid "" >> > "You may define your favorite text editor and PDF viewer. These >> settings are " >> > "used whenever you want to open a text or PDF file." >> > >> > I would have written it in a more esplicit way like: >> > >> > "You may define your favorite text editor and PDF viewer. These >> settings are " >> > "used by KiCad whenever you want to open a text or PDF file from the >> inside " >> > "of any of the KiCad tools." >> > >> > Comments? >> >> In general, I’m a fan of being as explicit and clear as possible. But, in >> this case, I think the user should be aware that s/he’s setting something >> from within Kicad, and as such that setting is only relevant when >> interacting with a Kicad tool. >> >> -a > > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers > Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers > More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp > > -- Remember The Past, Live The Present, Change The Future Those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future [JFK] kandre...@gmail.com Live Long and Prosper, Andrey
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