Looks like a bug to me, too. I understand what Matt is saying -- in Wordpad, for example, when in overwrite mode, pressing Return does NOT overwrite the next character, but instead inserts a carriage return. In Protel Text Editor, however, neither one happens (in overwrite mode). Pressing Return does not insert a carriage return, nor does it overwrite a character with one. It merely advances to the next line. And if you're at the end of the document, it has no effect at all.
(Protel support copied on this... a buglet to fix in Phoenix?) > -----Original Message----- > From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 5:24 PM > To: Protel EDA Forum > Subject: Re: [PEDA] text editor buglet > > > i don't think i've ever seen an editor work that way and i've used a lot > of editors > when i couldn't get a new line i just figured the editor had a maximum > capacity of 4 lines :) and was getting ready to give up > > Dennis Saputelli > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > > > That's not a bug, it's a "feature". One of the debatable behaviours of > > editors is that if you are in "overwrite" mode, that the overwrite mode > > should extend to between lines - this is the behaviour that Protel is > > exhibiting in this instance. It's debatable whether or not this is > > "correct"; by the letter of overwrite mode, Protel is correct, but by > > convention it is not. > > > > Cheers, > > Matthew van de Werken > > Electronics Engineer > > CSIRO Exploration & Mining - Gravity Group > > 1 Technology Court - Pullenvale - Qld - 4069 > > ph: (07) 3327 4685 fax: (07) 3327 4455 > > email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > > > Sent: Wednesday, 6 February 2002 10:45 AM > > > To: Protel EDA Forum > > > Subject: Re: [PEDA] text editor buglet > > > > > > > > > didja ever notice that in the text editor in the DDB if you hit the > > > INSERT key (esp as in by accident) then at the end of a line when you > > > hit ENTER it does not go to the next line? > > > > > > just another buglet i think > > > > > > Dennis Saputelli > > > > > -- > __________________________________________________________________ > _________ > www.integratedcontrolsinc.com Integrated Controls, Inc. > tel: 415-647-0480 2851 21st Street > fax: 415-647-3003 San Francisco, CA 94110 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://firstname.lastname@example.org * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *