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More on EDP "multiply" bugs

While we're on the subject of what might-or-might-not be a bug.  There's
a multiply "feature" that I consider a bug, and which I find a problem.
If I hit "undo" while "multiply" is on, the loop is reset - everything
is fine.  If I hit "undo" *after* I've finished the multiply (by hitting
multiply a second time), the material that recorded during the multiply
is erased, but the loop length remains multiplied.  This isn't what I
want.  I know that I can "trim" the loop back to a single cycle, but
that's extra (and annoying) work.  Anyone else consider this to be a


> > Chris Chovit wrote:
> >
> > >  >and liberal use of the top-secret
> > > >remultiply+undo "bug" maneuver (aka "The Sylmar Shuffle").
> > >
> > > Could you elaborate on this?  I must have missed it when it was
> discussed
> > > previously....or maybe it is really top-secret.....
> >
> > Shucks, man, that's my whole routine right there!  So much for my
> career...
> >
> > Remultiply a loop, and then hit "undo."  It scrolls through the
> memory
> > of different sections of the loop in intriguing and unpredictable
> > ways.  I stumbled across it with another EDP user by accident, but I
> > know at least one other person had found out about it on his own...
> >
> > There was a thread on this a couple of years back.  Apparently it's
> > technically a bug, according to Kim, but it's such a cool feature
> that
> > many of us asked that it not be "fixed" in the next software
> edition.
> >
> > So now my trade secret is out.  Time to for me to retire, I guess!
> :-/
> >
> > --A