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Re: File Save As

From: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2013 08:22:20 +0100
Message-ID: <CAOK8ODg_SDgH=qgP92GUrUsZW3dk1pxWCFs6KLM0PEogr5COcw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 1:33 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> This, I agree is a problem.
The semantic used by countless applications and which is an extremely well
established UX pattern is:

- First "Save" -> Open Save As dialog
- Subsequent "Save" -> overwrite previous location
- Any "Save As" -> Always opens a Save As dialog

Lacking this is not a dealbreaker, but it unpleasantly departs from known
functionality and makes things that little more inconvenient for the user
and keeps reminding him he's using a webapp.
Received on Sunday, 6 January 2013 07:23:50 UTC

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