[IPython-User] Notebook rename vs "save as"
Wed Jan 4 14:07:34 CST 2012
We are about to refactor the Ui and we absolutely need to distinguish
between rename and save as.
On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Chris Currivan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I was surprised to discover that the save/rename function in the
> notebook actually renames the notebook file instead of doing a "save
Being somewhat sarcastic: but the UI label says "rename" not "save
as". You were surprised that rename does a rename?
More seriously, I agree with you that it is a bit confusing, mostly
because there is not a separate Save As/Duplicate option. We will
definitely implement this.
I understand wanting to rename the original Untitled* files, but
> I think it will be fairly common to work on mynotebook and want to
> play with mynotebook_test without losing the original or having to
> back it up manually. Can the behavior be changed to add separate
> rename and save-as buttons when the user edits the filename?
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
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