[Kst] Handling of missing data source files

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Wed Apr 25 03:29:19 UTC 2012

Sounds good to me.
On Apr 24, 2012 9:46 PM, "Ben Lewis" <egretengineering at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi kst list,
> When I move the location of my data file (relative to my Kst file) I get
> the following error on attempting to open my Kst file:
> *Error opening document 'path/to/kst/file':
> Maybe it is a Kst1 file which could not be read by Kst2.*
> I recently got this error due to a corrupted .kst file, so I went hunting
> through my .kst file to find the source of the problem.
> As it turned out, this error was due to a change in the location of my
> data file.
> I imagine that this would be a common problem, so I think it should
> generate a more useful error, like:
> *Error: Cannot find data source
> "path/to/data/source/filedatasourcefilename"*
> An even better solution would be to have a dialogue box that informs the
> user that one or more data files are missing. For each missing data file
> the user is presented with three options:
> 1. Ignore - the kst file still opens but with data missing
> 2. Browse - opens a dialogue box for the user to browse for the missing
> file
> 3. Cancel - the .kst file is not loaded
> If others think this is ok I will submit it as a feature request.
> Regards, Ben
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