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Date: Wed, 12 Sep 1990 17:41-0400
From: KMP@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM (Kent M Pitman)
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 1990 15:31 EDT
From: sims@starbase.MITRE.ORG (Jim Sims)
Is there a way to force ANY windows that get created after booting
(forever!) to be initialized with :deexposed-typeout-action :permit?
Seems like a trivial thing, but...
I didn't take the time to construct a test case, but it occurs to me
that something like FLAVOR::FLAVOR-DEFAULT-INIT-PUTPROP might be useful
in doing what you want.
Disclaimers, Warnings, etc.:
- Who knows whether there's some program which depends on this
option not being set. Probably you won't have many problems,
but you never know...
- I 1strongly0 recommend that if you do this, you do it only for
something like dynamic windows, and not all windows, since
:DEEXPOSED-TYPEOUT-ACTION :PERMIT is a real problem on some static
windows if :MORE-P gets turned off and screen-wraparound occurs
(because previous screenfuls will get lost). At least on a dynamic
window you can scroll back. (And even if think you never use static
windows any more, it still won't hurt you to set it only for dynamic
windows just in case someone loads an application that does...)
One other warning: some types of windows depend on this option being set to something
specific. For example, typeout windows set it to '(:EXPOSE-FOR-TYPEOUT), and stop
working if you set it to :PERMIT. I don't know if Kent's suggestion will cause this