[Ipe-discuss] feature request for ipe and ipetoipe: checkbox "add view to list of lastviews"

zhengdao at iastate.edu zhengdao at iastate.edu
Sat Dec 4 05:04:31 CET 2010

Maybe we could have a view sorter which shows all views, and
under each view there is a check box that marks it. The
interpretation of the marks is left to ipetoipe (to print or
not print those marked pages), or whatever post-processing
program that can read the marks. Just a thought.


Otfried Cheong wrote on Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 09:10:31PM CST:
> On 12/03/2010 10:49 PM, Alexander Wolff wrote:
> > would it make sense to always have the last view of an ipe page mark
> > itself (and unmark its predecessor) by default? in addition, give the
> > user the opportunity to overwrite this behaviour by unchecking the
> > corresponding check box?
> Does one need to suppress entire pages?
> One could do the following:  When you create a new view, AND this is the
> new last view AND the previous last view was marked THEN the view marks
> itself and unmarks the previous last view.
> When you delete a view AND this was the last view AND it was marked THEN
> the new last view is marked.
> But isn't this rather complicated and going to confuse the user?
> One alternative:  You can mark both pages and views for printing.   When
> a new page is created, it's automatically marked.  New views are not
> marked.  ipetoipe -markedviews will export all marked views on marked
> pages, or the last view of a marked page if none of its views is marked.
> We could have a preview (similar to the page sorter) that shows all
> marked pages and their marked views.
> Otfried
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