Exit without saving

Does anyone know if there are any plugins that allowed me to close a file without saving it? I like IDEA but I prefer that it doesn't automatically save my changes I make to files.

Thanks,
Jerry

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No, there are no such plugins. IDEA pretty much claims the right to store your changes whenever it feels like it, and frees you from having to worry about when changes take effect. This is necessary for various refactorings and automations, which can change multiple files without you having to worry about it. After you've played with IDEA a bit, you'll probably get used to it and prefer working that way, but some people never do.

If you wish to rollback changes you've made, the preferred ways to do it are to use a version control system (like CVS), or IDEA's built in local history tool, which allows you to see all the changes you've made to a file for the last several days, and rollback any or all of them.

--Dave Griffith

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Note to those interested: I find Local History so useful that I usually
pump up the Local History to 31 days instead of the default 3, in case I
go on vacation or something. Only on the largest projects has this been
a problem and I have to put it down to say 7 days or something.

--
Rob Harwood
Software Developer
JetBrains Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

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Rob

I usually pump up the Local History to 31 days instead of the default
3, in case I go on vacation or something. Only on the largest projects
has this been a problem and I have to put it down to say 7 days or
something.

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see :
http://www.intellij.net/tracker/idea/viewSCR?publicId=22931#761904

Alain

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Alain

>> I usually pump up the Local History to 31 days instead of the default
>> 3, in case I go on vacation or something. Only on the largest
>> projects has this been a problem and I have to put it down to say 7
>> days or something.
>>

see :
http://www.intellij.net/tracker/idea/viewSCR?publicId=22931#761904
Alain


see: http://www.jetbrains.net/jira/browse/IDEA-61

Tobin

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Try 120. This helps for the projects I only touch once in a blue moon.
Someone had mentioned modifying it to be days of access instead of
calendar days. This would get me back down to 30.


Nah, drives are cheap. :)

Norris Shelton
Sun Certified Java Programmer




Rob Harwood (JetBrains) wrote:

Note to those interested: I find Local History so useful that I
usually pump up the Local History to 31 days instead of the default 3,
in case I go on vacation or something. Only on the largest projects
has this been a problem and I have to put it down to say 7 days or
something.

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Tobin Juday wrote:

see: http://www.jetbrains.net/jira/browse/IDEA-61

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So, it looks like IDEA now only counts working days.
Great. We can safely go on vacation.

Alain

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