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Re: [tdf-discuss] "Error in scripting framework"


On 09/12/2011 11:39 AM, Olivier Hallot wrote:
Hello all

"Error in scripting framework during Basic script execution"
"Message: The following Basic scirpt could not be found"
" bla bla bla, method,
"bla bla bla location"...

Is there a message uglier, scarier,and horrendous as this one above? Not
hard to imagine a legion of frightened users freezing and crisping jaws on
reading such cursing message!

Couldn't we write just "Oh dear, I am unable to find a macro you asked me to
execute!"?

What I would prefer to see on an error is:

<error for a dummy>
<error for a technical person>

Rather than just <error for a dummy>

The trick is to find a way to express the error such that a non-technical person is not horrified, yet, a technical person has a chance to find the actual problem. A dialog with a details button is great.

Now, that said, we would need to have a chat with the developers to make that happen

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Andrew Pitonyak
My Macro Document: http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt
Info:  http://www.pitonyak.org/oo.php


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