Design or Bug: Two Instances of the Important Passages Guide use one Instance to Search

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PJ | Forum Activity | Posted: Mon, Dec 10 2018 11:34 AM

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Dave Hooton | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 10 2018 11:55 AM

Are they on the same link set?

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PJ | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 10 2018 11:57 AM

Dave Hooton:
Are they on the same link set?

The link set for both are set to None.

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Dave Hooton | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 10 2018 12:11 PM

PJ:
The link set for both are set to None.

I can't reproduce with that condition.

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Mike Binks | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 10 2018 12:54 PM

I can! Exactly so...

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Philana R. Crouch | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 10 2018 6:13 PM

This is currently working as designed.

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PJ | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 10 2018 7:47 PM

Philana R. Crouch:

This is currently working as designed.

Thanks Philana. Now I have peace of mind.

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Mike Binks | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Dec 11 2018 12:10 AM

Philana R. Crouch:

This is currently working as designed.

Hi Philana

PJ now has 'peace of mind' but I am left wondering why it is designed in this way?

Any enlightenment welcome...

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PJ | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Dec 11 2018 12:51 AM

I only have peace of mind that it's supose not to be a bug, not because of the design model. If it's by design, I wonder why Dave can't reproduce it? One of us must then have a bug?

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MJ. Smith | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Dec 11 2018 1:04 AM

Andrew and I went round and round on this - I can't find it now but it's back to the single guide issue which works to our advantage as a function to refresh a guide but drives us nuts until we get used to it when what looks like two instantiations behaves as a single object.

To get around it (this is probably longer than necessary)

  • use new at the bottom right to create a new guide
  • give it a unique name (First Created Guide)
  • add the Important Passages section
  • save
  • use new at the bottom right to create a new guide
  • give it a unique name (Second Created Guide)
  • add the Important Passages section
  • save

Now open them, set to the same passage, set one to "to", set the other to "from" 

In this case I have two guides instantiated with the same passage. The OP showed two copies of the same guide instantiated with the same passage ... naturally as they are duplicates.

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Dave Hooton | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Dec 11 2018 1:26 AM

PJ:
If it's by design, I wonder why Dave can't reproduce it? One of us must then have a bug?

When both guides have been started (individually) with the same passage, then I can reproduce with To/From switching.

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PJ | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Dec 11 2018 1:36 AM

MJ. Smith:
To get around it

Tanks MJ, clever solution. 

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