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Re: v6: still no multiple undo?

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  • Subject: [mg77407] Re: v6: still no multiple undo?
  • From: David Bailey <dave at>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 06:34:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Customer of PlusNet plc (
  • References: <f4639v$nmt$> <f48fv3$er1$>

David wrote:
> Will Robertson wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am baffled that technical software is released in 2007 with only a
>> single undo level. Am I missing something here? Is it because I'm
>> using a student license? How hard can an undo stack really be in the
>> notebook interface?
>> I've been irritated a few times in v5.2 from clumsy keypresses losing
>> me work that I would expect to be two "undo"s away. Alas not. Still.
>> Will Robertson
> Good point! I've wondered the same thing for a long time. This is the 
> only app I run that doesn't happen multiple levels of undo. I think it's 
> time WRI spent some time on this issue.
How much time could it possibly take! Once you have a 1-level undo 
working, all you need to do is spill the relevant data into a structure 
- possibly on disk - and retrieve it as needed!

David Bailey

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