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  • Jon Green
    This is an interesting idea, hooking the backup name. This would mean that you could actually do anything that you wanted with the backup file. Call it what
    Message 1 of 7 , Nov 1, 1999
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      This is an interesting idea, hooking the backup name. This would mean
      that you could actually do anything that you wanted with the backup file.
      Call it what you want, send it to somewhere else etc.

      Jon.

      Thomas Hundt wrote:
      >
      > Is there a hook for when the backup file gets created? Like after you open a file? Or use the hook that gets called whenever you open a file?
      >
      > ME apparently knows how to set file attributes (they're there under the File menu)... could one not hack up a quick macro that would immediately change the file's attributes to Hidden after opening? That would be kind of cool (and then maybe I'd start actually using backup files :-). I may take a stab at it if I get time, but this is the approach I'd take.
      >
      > -Th
      >
      > [Steven Phillips,,, 12:24 PM 11/1/99 +0000]
      > |
      > |I think its fair to say that there is no immediate solution to this problem.
      > |The only solution I can offer is try using cygnus on windows, this is a unix
      > |bash shell on a windows box (available from www.download.com and is nicely
      > |supported within ME). As bash's file completion is sensible it will solve this
      > |really annoying problem.
      > |
      > |In the long term I've added this to the Feature Request list as I think it
      > |would be good to be able to do this.
      > |
      > |Steve
      > |
      > |> Subject: [jasspa] ~ attribute hide
      > |> From: "Kludszuweit Dr, Arne (A.)" <akludszu@...>
      > |> Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 12:21:06 +0100
      > |> To: "'jasspa@egroups.com'" <jasspa@egroups.com>
      > |>
      > |> I'm using 4nt.exe in winnt 4.0 als command line interpreter.
      > |> If I use the TAB (4nt.exe) or in unix ksh (Esc Esc) or csh (Esc) for
      > |> command-line compleation
      > |> the backup-file with <filename>~ occures first.
      > |> Can I make the backup file hidden automaticaly like attrib +h *~ ?
      > |> Many Thanks
      > |> Arne
      > |>
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