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Task ID:  1218  Dragging Linked Nodes between windows    
 
Created by briderj on 2010-11-18 11:37 AM, 2832 days ago
Project:  User Interface
Category:  Bug
Priority:  [no priority]
Assigned to:  hol353  
Status:  re-opened
Apsim Version:7.2
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 comment 34763 posted by devoil on 2013-05-28 10:06 AM, 1910 days ago 
Show a dialog box or error message to prevent users copying blank nodes
 comment 34466 posted by hol353 on 2013-03-13 3:21 PM, 1986 days ago 

This is really hard to fix in the current GUI. A fair bit of redesign work would be required. It isn't worth doing that work for such a minor issue. Very few users drag and drop between APSIM User Interfaces. Even if I fixed this, I should probably also have to do copy and paste which has the same issue.

 

 comment 32084 posted by briderj on 2010-11-18 11:37 AM, 2832 days ago 
If dragging a node that is a linked node, or has children that are linked
If dragged from 1 window of Apsim to another Apsim, the linked node cannot find it's source and will fail when selected.

Slightly related to task 1216.
Possible solution - link back to a file - but allow paste of linked data
similar to Excel's Paste Special->Values.