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KSP's plaintext saves are a lifesaver.

Discover that you missed one tiny, critical part?

Build new spacecraft, set it up for launch.

F5
emacs quicksave.sfs
Do a bit of cut and paste
F9

Old spacecraft is now on the ground at Kerbin, ready for recovery.
New spacecraft is now where the old spacecraft was.

EDIT: I'm not a huge emacs partisan, I actually primarily use gedit, but gedit takes forever to load or save large text files, and eats up much, much more RAM than the file size (the latter isn't so important for KSP saves, but I have opened, errr... larger... text files).
 
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That's like comparing visual studio to notepad! :lol:

Not quite. Gedit is significantly more featureful than Notepad, and emacs brands itself primarily as a text editor, not an IDE, though it has accrued alot of IDE-type features via Zawinski's law.
 

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What a day... had a 7.5 hour trip to Southern Germany today, with many construction sites and traffic jams along the A7. Strangely - much more traffic than usual without any vacations ending. Even the experts had been confused.

Now I am really badly tired...
 

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Well in France we had quite a lot of people coming back from vacations this Week-End. The town seems to be full of life again. Here we had 3 serious heat waves with temperatures going as high as 41°C (and no less than 25°C at night), which made streets really empty. Now we have storms when temperatures hit 32°C or so, then we lose 15°C overnight, 1 day of light rain, temperatures rise again for a week, another storm, and so on...
 

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Hahaha just thought I'd throw this here. :lol:
Not sure i agree with the latter, on both sides of the metaphor.
Bad documentation could be actively confusing and rather sad, to the point of preferring to take thing into your own hands.
 

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Imagine if a Mars mission failed because the toilet broke and everybody got sick and died.

---------- Post added at 04:50 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:42 PM ----------

If Urwumpe's next post is a reply to this, he will have 34,600 posts.
 

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If Urwumpe's next post is a reply to this, he will have 34,600 posts.

Can't somebody please ban me forever with some smirky reason like "Get a job" (OK, I have one) or "spend more time with your children" (Which my job currently prevents by me again sitting alone in a hotel)...

Here I am, on the road again,
There I am, upon the stage,
Here I go, playing star again,
There I go, turn the page...

9 hours of work and here I sit at the hotel, reading requirements and planning the next project. Which I will likely do. Somewhere else.

Well, at least nobody sees me shed a tear about a dog. Which was part of our family for 12 years and now had to die because of lung cancer. Its easier to be alone and have the space for it, than to be with customers and be professional, but its much harder to be far away and alone then, compared to having your family around. And its pretty annoying to feel painfully sad, when I am thinking about the memories that made me laugh last week and at the same time I know that those times are again over. I would prefer trading the time for posting this for just having some minutes to play with him again. But damn, I can't. The time is gone again.

Well, I would be a really poor candidate for a Mars mission with my (lack of) emotional stability, wouldn't I? :)
 

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Works for me on Urwumpe and Matias add-ons?
 

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Me neither.
Can download stuff, just can't log in

I can log in, but there's nothing that shows that you are logged in. Except when you click on 'My Account'.
If you'r on the 'Home' page, the menu still shows 'Log In'.
 

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