Re: Disable save in player pro
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- Subject: [mg111474] Re: Disable save in player pro
- From: John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>
- Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 07:07:23 -0400 (EDT)
After you make the edits, you should open and re-save them in Mathematica. Then they'll work in Player Pro. Sincerely, John Fultz jfultz at wolfram.com User Interface Group Wolfram Research, Inc. On Sat, 31 Jul 2010 19:38:33 -0500, Nate Dudenhoeffer wrote: > The issue I was running into with editing was the cache, and John's > suggestion of deleting this in the text editor worked for Mathematica, > but not for Player Pro. > > It seems that if there is no cache Player Pro will not open the notebook. > Have others had the same experience, or is there another reason it will > not open? > > Nate > > On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 1:51 AM, John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com> wrote: > > If the file is open in Mathematica at the time that you're doing your > external edits, then you should close it. Editing files in two different > environments simultaneously is a recipe for disaster, regardless of what > software you're doing it in. > > If you're not, then you're probably just running into the issue where > you're invalidating the cache information. If you look at the top of the > notebook file, you'll see some information embedded in Mathematica > comments. Just delete these comments, and Mathematica will no longer try > to validate the file cache. > > The reason for these comments and the cache are that, if they're in > place, it can make reading the file seem considerably more efficient. > Mathematica doesn't need the cache, but it will warn you if there's an > inconsistency between the cache and the actual state of the file. > > >> Sincerely, >> > John Fultz > jfultz at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc. > > >> On Tue, 27 Jul 2010 11:14:15 -0500, Nate Dudenhoeffer wrote: >> >> >> Thanks for the response John. The dilemma you mention of saving the >> notebook while still in development brings to mind another question, >> which is somewhat off-topic. >> >> I would like to be able to edit a file just before deployment using a >> script outside of Mathematica. Perhaps an expression search in >> Workbench, or maybe just using grep in a text editor. The option you >> mention would be nicely applied with this method, I also might like to >> apply Editable->False in some cases. I also often edit stylesheets in a >> text editor. >> >> The problem with this is that then I get the error message about the >> file being edited outside of Mathematica. Is there a way to prevent >> that error dialog? >> >> Thanks, >> Nate >> >> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 10:44 AM, John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com> wrote: >> >>> >>> On Tue, 27 Jul 2010 07:53:11 -0400 (EDT), Nate Dudenhoeffer wrote: >>> >>> I am deploying several notebooks using player pro. Is there a way to >>> prevent the user from getting the "Save Changes" dialog on exit? I >>> want to ensure that every time a user opens the file it looks exactly >>> the same. >>> >>> I suppose this could be accomplished by locking the file, but I also >>> would like to avoid confusing the user with a save dialog. >>> >>> Thanks, >>> Nate >>> >> >> You can set the Saveable->False option on the notebook (this can be done >> in the Option Inspector). This brings up the dilemma of how you save a >> notebook once you've done this, of course. You can still save it using >> File->Save As, or by using the NotebookSave kernel command. >> >> Sincerely, >> >> John Fultz >> jfultz at wolfram.com >> User Interface Group >> Wolfram Research, Inc.