Suggestions for CoffeeCup HTML Editor...

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Brian Durfee wrote:
Just a helpful suggestion for copying. Open the file you want to copy. Click File->Save As. Navigate to the folder where you want to save it and click Save. It's a lot quicker. (Please don't reply to this. I'm just trying to help, not debate the veracity of your suggestion.)


That's brilliant, thanks. I came back to make another suggestion and would feel bad if I didn't at least thank you for the suggestion!

It would be useful to see file transfer logs as I've ran into a bug several times where files are not transferred correctly over ftp/sftp and a restart is the only fix. When you add in other legitimate errors which aren't reported (such as permission issues) it can be a little frustrating not knowing if a file has transferred correctly until you alt-tab and refresh your browser!

The transfer bugs include large files not being fully uploaded and losing the ability to create/overwrite remote files even though I can switch to the server view tab and delete files. A restart always works. I know there's an FTP coffeecup client but it's no better a solution than switching to using Sublime alongside Filezilla.
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Robert Zuvich wrote:
Very simple, easy fix to something...

This comment is for all those who think that fixes are easy. I hear those words "easy to fix" quite often from my customers. Sometimes it is an easy fix. However, many times one small fix affects several pieces of coding which means the "easy fix" takes many hours to complete and test.

We should still all make the requests for the features we want to see, but we should rarely, if ever, call them easy. They seem easy to us because all the complicated programming at work behind the scenes makes the software easy to use. However, the programming is often very complicated.

It might be that adjusting the cursor for autocomplete is easy. I don't now. I just know that I cringe anytime I hear a customer ask for an update and they use the words "easy fix."
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I'd love to be able to use Emmet in the CCEditor. :D
http://emmet.io/
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I have several clients and a project or two for myself that involve multiple web sites. It would be nice if we could group website projects. I thought of two methods.

1. In the menu:
My Websites -> All Website Projects -> Project Groups -> Projects
Any projects not grouped could appear in the same list as Project Groups with the Groups appearing first, or there could be a "Group" called "Not Grouped" that holds all the projects not assigned to a group.

2. In the tabs on the left:
Add another tab for Web Site Projects that lists all the projects in their groups. Groups appear in the list with + (open) or - (closed). Open groups would show the list of projects in the group. Double clicking a project from the list would open it in the My Websites tab. Any projects not assigned to a group appear below the groups.
Did you know that Web Form Builder can be used for both simple and complicated forms and that it's not limited to the default fonts and buttons? Take a look at a form we developed for WindowTinting.com.
https://forms.windowtinting.com/forms/w … ppingcart/

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Email me at support@usconsumernet.org or call 865-687-7698.
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I love how you have prompts for css in the little drop menus that appear on the fly. It would be awesome if THE had prompts for PHP commands in the same way.
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Find and Replace within selected text has been suggested several times on this forum, since at least 2010, but still isn't present. I guess that means you don't plan to implement it?
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Add the ability for the html editor to find and highlight the leading { and end curly brace } for javascript.
Oscar B. Hilliker
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Have the Insert "Line Break" <br> and the as your type context menu <br /> match.
I can't hear what I'm looking at.
It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

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I would love to be able to edit SCSS files in the HTML editor.
I have to use notepad++ at present.

Cheers

David
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I see no use the message "Document Already Open" "The following file is already open in the Editor" ... "Would you like to reload the file from from the disk ? ..."
Double click is a handy gesture. I like it will open the already open tab. The "Reload from Disk" command should be move to popup menu. I will rarely use it.

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