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save-file

Arguments: text-edit-pane file

Saves the current text of a text-edit-pane to a file. text-edit-pane should be a text-edit-pane (for a rich-edit-pane, use rich-edit-save instead).

file should be a pathname or path namestring indicating where to save the file. If a file already exists at this location, it is replaced by the newly-saved file. (The existing file is backed up temporarily during the save, and if an error occurs then the original file is restored when the error is unwound).

Compatibility note: In earlier releases, this function would invoke the file dialog if a file argument (which was optional) was not supplied. This is no longer done, primarily because there was no way to specify the various options of the file dialog (unless we copied all the paramaters of ask-user-for-new-pathname to save-file, which would be poor design). If an application wishes to call save-file with a user-specified file, it should now first call ask-user-for-new-pathname if needed, and then pass the returned file to save-file (unless nil was returned due to the user canceling the dialog). save-file used to (but no longer does) accept an allowed-types keyword argument (although this was not documented). If an allowed-types argument is desired, then it should be passed to ask-user-for-new-pathname instead.


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Created 2010.1.21.

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