[texworks] close and exit

Ben Harrison ben.harrison at liquidmesh.com
Mon Apr 5 04:08:43 CEST 2010

On 5 April 2010 10:46, David J. Perry <hospes.primus at verizon.net> wrote:

> I work mainly on Windows, and a great many programs (including MS Office;
> also FontLab Studio, GIMP, OpenOffice, and Adobe Reader, to name just those
> that I have used today) allow you to close all open documents, leaving you
> with a mostly blank screen and a menu bar with only a limited number of
> options: File/Open, Open Recent, New, or Exit, with the rest grayed out.  I
> always think of "close" as meaning "close the document" and "exit" as "shut
> down the program."

Some of these programs operate this way on Linux also. The GIMP, OOo,
gedit, geany.
Some don't: Gnumeric, Inkscape, web browsers in general, Bluefish.

You get used to their idiosyncrasies eventually.


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