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O.k. perhaps I wasn't as clear as I could be... (it happens)
I meant that on the radio & audio tabs (the 2 most likely to just kill operarions) - that as you click on those, that the program provide the warning before it shows the tab's page of options - and it would suggest you make a clone (or let wsjt-x do that automatically)(named test), that you could play with without messing with the present setup.
As I see more & more folks talk about this issue, it really makes sense to me that you guys should rethink this & have full separate configuration sections & files!
For example there are those of us just starting who want just the basics without the complication of eme, contesting, eu & vhf stuff.
We have a term here in the western U.S. - "trying to pile 15 gallons of crap into a 10 gallon hat"!
On Wed, Jul 1, 2020, 12:17 PM Bill Somerville <g4wjs@...
"Then limit those warnings to those
things that would screw up the works... like radio & audio
to which I replied:
"As for changing audio settings that
might "screw up the works", how do you propose that WSJT-X detects
that you have selected the wrong audio device or channel?"
It was a serious question, I have no
idea how it could be done, you implied that you do know.
On 01/07/2020 20:05, JP Tucson, AZ
Bill, I... I am familiar enough with how to change
the config; as you well know.
I am trying to help you help newbies that do not
understand wsjt-x's non-standard config process - again without
then messing up what already works.
Oh, and I never suggested anything like, "how do you propose that WSJT-X
detects that you have selected the wrong audio device or
However, I have suggested to other users to
change the name(s) of the usb codecs to be more specific to
their task - i.e. "(x)rx in" & "(x)tx out"; x being the
source name like signalink or 7300...
...but those good suggestions, like those of other
users keep getting moderated away. In other words... minimized!
I was under the impression that this forum was to
assist in helping other users & to help improve the program;
but I suppose I was wrong, so I guess I'll just shut the hell
up, and what the same questions, issues & problems being
asked about over & over....
On Wed, Jul 1, 2020, 11:49 AM
Bill Somerville <g4wjs@...
those things are in the Settings dialog, you already
have to click "Ok" to commit those changes, if you click
"Cancel" any changes that have been made since entering
the Settings dialog are discarded. You even get the chance
to test any rig control settings before committing to them
by clicking "Ok". Seems to me that we have already
implemented what you are asking for.
As for changing audio settings that might "screw up the
works", how do you propose that WSJT-X detects that you
have selected the wrong audio device or channel?
On 01/07/2020 19:44, JP Tucson, AZ wrote:
Then limit those warnings to those things
that would screw up the works... like radio & audio
Or give us the option for each tab &
ask if we want a warning.
On Wed, Jul 1, 2020,
10:10 AM Bill Somerville <g4wjs@...
see my reply to Gilbert. What you are asking
for is a warning when you change *any* setting in
WSJT-X, that will soon get tiresome!
On 01/07/2020 17:44, JP Tucson, AZ wrote:
He brings up a good point
At the beginning, it would be
helpful if you guys added a simple text block
to ask, 'are you sure you want to modify THIS
config?' - just as a reminder.
73 - John - N7GHZ
On Wed, Jul 1,
2020, 9:27 AM Gilbert Baron <w0mn00@...
I am still confused,
1 WSJTX is working as
I want it too. Let us say that I have
configured all the settings the way I
want and it is working correctly. Let us
say that I have just started it.
2 I decide I need
some changes of the configuration so I
go to File/Settings and make some
How do I save these
changes WITHOUT causing a change to one
of the configurations that I can use
from Configurations/Select / Switch to
What I want to do is
have a NEW NAMED configuration. I now
have 2 different configurations that I
can use and after starting WSJTX I can
select configuration Switch to and be
exactly the way I saved it.
I have been told that
the changes are not saved to the ini
until I exit the program and that when I
do a clone it clones the CURRENT FROM
THE INI and NOT the new changes. I
realize I could terminate the program,
Start again, Do the clone (Clone
operation does not let you do it into a
new name chosen by me. It forces
selection of one of the configurations
in the list. This means that one is now
destroyed and has the new settings. (Not
good) and I now have the changes. Seems
an error prone process to me and I have
overwritten configurations that I did
not want to change before. This process
is not even close to the way I am used
to with Windows programs. Perhaps I am
totally missing something here.