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Re: Disable save in player pro

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  • Subject: [mg111349] Re: Disable save in player pro
  • From: Nate Dudenhoeffer <ndudenhoeffer at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2010 02:55:35 -0400 (EDT)

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.
>


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