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bug #57874: GUI individually asks to confirm deletion for each file

Submitted by:  Mayeul Cantan <mayeulc>
Submitted on:  Fri 21 Feb 2020 04:08:24 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Other
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Sat 22 Feb 2020 01:23:40 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Thanks for the patch, RIk. I have taken care of the FIXME comment and pushed the patch as cset http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/712cd23aaa4f

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Fri 21 Feb 2020 08:42:43 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Confirmed.  I changed the Release field to the development branch because the current stable branch is about to become version 6.1.  I don't do much GUI coding, but the attached patch seems to work for me.  Marking as "Patch Submitted".

(file #48466)

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Fri 21 Feb 2020 04:08:24 PM UTC, original submission:  

This is a usability issue.

Steps to reproduce:

$ touch $(seq 1 200)
$ octave --gui
In the file explorer, select the first file, hold shift, select the last one
right click-> delete

And individually confirm or cancel each deletion. You cannot do anything else at the same time, as the dialog is modal.

Expected behaviour:
- have octave only confirm once the deletion of X elements
- alternatively, present a  Yes | no | Yess to all | No to all (cancel) dialog (better with delete | keep | delete all | keep all words, of course).

Mayeul Cantan <mayeulc>


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file #48466:  57874.cset added by rik5 (3KiB - application/octet-stream)


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    Follow 6 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-02-22 ttl StatusPatch Submitted => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2020-02-21 rik5 Attached File- => Added 57874.cset, #48466
        Severity3 - Normal => 2 - Minor
        StatusNone => Patch Submitted
        Release5.2.0 => dev

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