[Ardour-Users] apply button in import dialog

Dragan Noveski perodog at gmx.net
Mon Sep 10 18:04:05 PDT 2007

Paul Davis wrote:
> 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.
> --p
ok paul, that makes sense.
but it also leads one to import files twice, which is causing troubles than.


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