[texworks] New Windows version - please test

Andreas Hirsch nishni_nowgorod at gaponline.de
Mon Nov 22 14:40:50 CET 2010

quoting Stefan Löffler, [22.11.2010 13:16 +0100]:
> On 2010-11-22 08:32, Matthias Pospiech wrote:
>> Am 22.11.2010 07:31, schrieb Stefan Löffler:
>>> Hi Andreas,
>>> On 2010-11-21 16:52, Andreas Hirsch wrote:
>>>> first impression:
>>>> open dialog: very, very slow showing the content of a directory
>>> Curious. I've occasionally experienced it to be slow to show for the
>>> first time (probably due to some initialization stuff), but after that
>>> it was behaving normally. Also, I've got a message off the list
>>> confirming that the dialog was behaving normally.
>>> However, this may be Windows version related. No one included this bit
>>> of information (Win XP, Vista, 7? 32bit vs. 64bit) I asked for so far,
>>> however ;).
>> I tested the new version as well and experienced the file dialog to
>> freeze the app for several seconds.
>> System is Win 7 (32).
> This certainly shouldn't happen. This probably is a Qt problem, but we
> can't help that at the moment. So we may have to revert to the native
> dialog on Windows 7. As it seems on XP it is working as it should. Can
> somebody test this on Vista as well so we know where we stand there?

My report is from Vista: I also had a freeze using the file-dialog for
the first time after starting the program but did'nt report this because
it worked at the second try (but slow)

IMHO the time is used for getting the directory-content

> One other thing: does the same thing apply to the save dialog (which
> should also use the Qt version)?
>> What also could be questioned is why TW is not using the system dialog
>> but the Qt dialog instead, which on Win7 looks comletely alien.
> Ignasi already mentioned it: there was a feature request to use the Qt
> dialog for opening files (note that it was used for the save dialog
> before) because of consistency and because you could add bookmarks. Of
> course, if this produces such problems, we'd need to revert that to
> using the native dialog at least on Windows 7.

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