Delete Format Placement is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

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Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:57 pm Post

While not a bug, I strongly suggest relocating the Delete Format command to the bottom of the list and away from Edit Format in the compile settings.Having them right next to each other is a disaster waiting to happen. I've been putting in many hours the past few days finalizing my book and adjusting compile settings and I'm really exhausted by end of day. In my tired condition, I've wavered several times between the two options. Take it for what it's worth.

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Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:02 pm Post

If you did choose "Delete Format" by mistake, you would then have to confirm the deletion via an "Are you sure?" panel.
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Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:06 pm Post

True, but when you're brain weary mistakes are easy to make even with confirmation questions. It's kind of like placing a self-destruct button next to a start button. It's just best not to do so in the first place.