undo button

Page 1 of 1 (16 items)
This post has 15 Replies | 2 Followers

Posts 595
Larry Craig | Forum Activity | Posted: Wed, Jul 19 2017 6:01 PM

Does Logos have a feature like in Word or Excel where you can undo something you just did?  I think Word keeps a list of about 20 of the last things you did, and you can undo them all.  I don't know if you can pick out one and undo that particular one, but more than once I closed something or hit a wrong key and something disappeared.  

Posts 1822
David Thomas | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Jul 19 2017 6:20 PM

no, but you can open a snapshot of a former layout by looking in the layouts dropdown in the upper righthand corner.

Making Disciples!  Logos Ecosystem = Logos8 on Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Win10), Android app on tablet, FSB on iPhone, [deprecated] Windows App, Proclaim, Faithlife.com, FaithlifeTV via Connect subscription.

Posts 595
Larry Craig | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Jul 19 2017 6:22 PM

would that open the layout to exactly what I had before I hit the wrong key?

Posts 1810
LogosEmployee
Phil Gons (Faithlife) | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Jul 19 2017 11:30 PM

We just recently added the ability to reopen a closed panel. It's available from the panel tab's right-click context menu, or by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+T.

The History tool should also help with this.

Are there other kinds of actions you'd like to be able to undo?

Posts 2915
Forum MVP
Jacob Hantla | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 12:16 AM

Phil Gons (Faithlife):

We just recently added the ability to reopen a closed panel. It's available from the panel tab's right-click context menu, or by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+T.

The History tool should also help with this.

Are there other kinds of actions you'd like to be able to undo?

Thanks, Phil. I'm not seeing that option. Is that a beta feature or in the standard release?

Jacob Hantla
Pastor/Elder, Grace Bible Church
gbcaz.org

Posts 21847
Forum MVP
Graham Criddle | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 1:04 AM

Jacob Hantla:
Is that a beta feature or in the standard release?

Looks like it was introduced in 7.8 beta 3 as per https://wiki.logos.com/Logos_7.8_Beta_3 

Posts 595
Larry Craig | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 9:02 AM

I'm not seeing this feature, and I have Logos Now.  I'm getting anywhere with that history tool either.  Can't find it.

Posts 21847
Forum MVP
Graham Criddle | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 9:05 AM

Larry Craig:

I'm not seeing this feature, and I have Logos Now.  I'm getting anywhere with that history tool either.  Can't find it.

Unless you have set your Logos installation to use the beta channel you won't see this feature until 7.8 goes to stable release which, I guess, will be next week

Posts 595
Larry Craig | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 9:08 AM

I don't understand any of that, but I mentioned in my first post how WORD keeps track of your last 20 or so actions, and can undo all of them.  That's probably not necessary, but I have lost a lot more than tabs by mistake, so I hope they do more with this.

But thank you.

Posts 1810
LogosEmployee
Phil Gons (Faithlife) | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 10:09 AM

Oops. Sorry about that. I forgot that hadn't shipped to stable yet. You should see it very soon.

We'll explore other ways to undo common actions. I'm not sure if a global Ctrl+Z is feasible, but I'll discuss some possible solutions with the team.

Posts 8895
Forum MVP
Bruce Dunning | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 10:16 AM

Phil Gons (Faithlife):
You should see it very soon.

Great news!

Using adventure and community to challenge young people to continually say "yes" to God

Posts 3189
Forum MVP
PetahChristian | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 10:22 AM

Phil Gons (Faithlife):
We'll explore other ways to undo common actions.

Hoping we can have an undo for highlighting in the new notes system. Due to "Remove annotation" issues, it's time-consuming to undo a single highlight:

  • (Select text and) right-click for context menu
  • Wait for menu to populate (as "open annotation" will jump to a different place once other menu items are added)
  • Select open annotation
  • Select note drop-down
  • Select delete note
Posts 595
Larry Craig | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 11:16 AM

thank you

Posts 754
David A Egolf | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jul 20 2017 11:27 AM

David Thomas:

no, but you can open a snapshot of a former layout by looking in the layouts dropdown in the upper righthand corner.

I think going back via the layout is really helpful.  It has saved my bacon many times. But it won't back out deletions of notes or modify your highlights.

Posts 2066
LogosEmployee

In case people don't realize this, there is already some limited support for Undo and Redo. This is supported at a panel level (not application level) for various panels, including Notes. What this means is that if you open a Notes document and add, edit, or delete an entry, you can Undo / Redo the changes using the panel menu or the keyboard shortcut.

This works for undoing the adding of a note using the right click menu (select the tab for the Notes document before using undo) because that operation actually opens the Notes document in order to create the note.

Unfortunately (as people are aware), this doesn't work for Remove Annotations from the right click menu or Erase from the Highlighting panel, or applying highlighting using the Highlighting panel. That's because those operations don't actually open the Notes document in order to apply the change.

Posts 1
James Taylor | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Sep 11 2019 1:31 PM

CTRL Z works to undo a recent delete for me in the Sermon editor tool. That helps so much. I wish I have seen this blog earlier. I have a touch screen and sometimes accidently delete blocks of text when trying to move on the touch screen in the sermon editor.

Page 1 of 1 (16 items) | RSS