Creating an intuitive user interface - Remembering the last file the user was working with
Posted on 2006-11-27
Most applications allow users to close a project in mid-edit and then re-open the project later and the application will just start where you left off with the project. I am creating a program that does this, and what I'm wondering is would I just create my own method to do this or is there something I need to do as far as windows programming goes? Do I need to setup an object that the operating system recognizes as the most recent project for some reason? Or, can I just save some data file somewhere that says basically what file to load and where to place the cursor and so on?