[Ardour-Users] apply button in import dialog

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Sep 10 15:56:49 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 02:47 +0200, Dragan Noveski wrote:
> hi list,
> i am realizing that we have a new 'apply' button in the import dialog.
> for me it does not make so much sense, cause the 'apply' button does 
> almost the same as the 'ok' button. so if i choose some files for import 
> and press 'apply' the files will be imported and the import dialog stays 
> opened, but if now i press 'ok' the files will be imported one more time 
> and the dialog gets closed.
> perhaps i misunderstood something?

no, this is, AFAIK, fairly typical behaviour for quite a few dialogs.
Apply means "do it now but let me do some more right after" and OK means
"i'm done, do it now".

it lets you import/embed some files, then keep going, without having to
hit Alt-I or find the menu item again.


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