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    Question that silly popup copy window

    I've been applying the updates to the popup copy window that add a version selection button. Unfortunately, it's not selectable. What's the point of putting the button there if we can't select it? Jeepers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mileskor View Post
    I've been applying the updates to the popup copy window that add a version selection button. Unfortunately, it's not selectable. What's the point of putting the button there if we can't select it? Jeepers.
    If the export mode selected is Result verses list version only - and it was, when I called the popup copy window - then you have only one "choice". Click on the Favorites, select your options and it will give you a choice if it is meaningsful. At least so far as I can see.
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    This is where version 7's copy window was superior, as I've said in several posts. You could type the version type into the window and change it on the fly. Tech support, please re implement this back into the copy window. Kind of reminds me of the ol' adage, "if it ain't broke don't fix it..."

    Blessings,
    Dave
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    Quote Originally Posted by calvary View Post
    This is where version 7's copy window was superior, as I've said in several posts. You could type the version type into the window and change it on the fly. Tech support, please re implement this back into the copy window. Kind of reminds me of the ol' adage, "if it ain't broke don't fix it..."

    Blessings,
    Dave
    The old popup copy window was not configurable. The new one is. Once you get it set up it is much easier to use than the old one and much more flexible. The recent changes wer an accomodation to requests to go back. We can't go back any more without destroying the advantages of the new favorites scheme. We'll fix bugs, but the old scheme is not coming back. Sorry.

    The grayed button is awkward. It is there because of a clash of approaches to the popup tool. Attempts to satisfy eveyone always result in awkward interfaces. I don't think it makes sense to make more changes.

    Mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by MBushell View Post
    The old popup copy window was not configurable. The new one is. Once you get it set up it is much easier to use than the old one and much more flexible. The recent changes wer an accomodation to requests to go back. We can't go back any more without destroying the advantages of the new favorites scheme. We'll fix bugs, but the old scheme is not coming back. Sorry.

    The grayed button is awkward. It is there because of a clash of approaches to the popup tool. Attempts to satisfy eveyone always result in awkward interfaces. I don't think it makes sense to make more changes.

    Mike

    That's cool. Thanks for your response, Mike. And thanks for making this an excellent upgrade.

    Blessings,
    Dave
    David Spear
    Calvary Chapel of Manassas
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    http://www.calvarychapelmanassas.org/
    KJV Romans 3:28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without (apart from) the deeds of the law.

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    OK,

    Another question about copy window behavior.

    In version 7, when I selected to "copy the text to a specific application" (Word, Nota Bene, etc...), the little copy window would affix itself to that application; so that, even if I brought BW back to the front of other applications, or minimized it, that little windowed remained attached to the designated application.

    Does that make sense?

    I haven't been able to get that same behavior with the copy window in ver 8.

    Any suggestions?

    Dave
    David Spear
    Calvary Chapel of Manassas
    Manassas, Va. 20110
    http://www.calvarychapelmanassas.org/
    KJV Romans 3:28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without (apart from) the deeds of the law.

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    I believe that changed due to MS Windows. I think Mike Bushell of BW said that Vista would not allow attaching (security reasons).

    http://www.bibleworks.com/forums/sho...6&postcount=57

    What is your system configuration?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Ward View Post
    I believe that changed due to MS Windows. I think Mike Bushell of BW said that Vista would not allow attaching (security reasons).

    http://www.bibleworks.com/forums/sho...6&postcount=57

    What is your system configuration?

    I'm using XP.

    Dave
    David Spear
    Calvary Chapel of Manassas
    Manassas, Va. 20110
    http://www.calvarychapelmanassas.org/
    KJV Romans 3:28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without (apart from) the deeds of the law.

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