Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!

Copy and paste text from error dialogs System
This is new with OSX - you can select and copy the text from error dialogs. This is great for reporting bugs or problems to developers.
    •    
  • Currently 1.00 / 5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  (1 vote cast)
 
[2,990 views]  

Copy and paste text from error dialogs | 2 comments | Create New Account
Click here to return to the 'Copy and paste text from error dialogs' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
Which error text?
Authored by: irena on Jan 24, '02 06:38:16PM

Not all system errors can be copied (ie the error in Connect to Server telling me that there's no services available at: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx). Any rhyme or reason to which can and which can't be copied?

Thanks



[ Reply to This | # ]
no rhyme
Authored by: mervTormel on Jan 24, '02 11:44:32PM

i'd say it's a programmer's choice, but it should become more common.

a good idea would be for error dialogs to have the necessary brains to create a package, that the user could save, of what the error is about so you could send it to the developers.



[ Reply to This | # ]