need a reset button

Asked by Dave

I am a moderately frequent user of gcalctool, and I am a SW programmer, so I like to use the Bit Editor feature and related.

Somehow, gcalctool got in a state where the accuracy was set to 0.

I could not figure out why 3/2 = 2 !!! Rather, I figured I knew what was happening, but I didn't know how it got to that state or how to clear it.

I eventually found the "Acc" pulldown and fixed the problem. But that is not intuitive, IMHO.

Especially since that pulldown is not available in any mode except Scientific.

I think the easiest thing for most users would be a "reset to defaults" option that would get everything back to normal.

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Best actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

I'd submit this as a bug and it will then get moved to the feature request section

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Sam_ (and-sam) said :

Reset gcalctool with gconf-editor via terminal:
gconftool-2 --recursive-unset /apps/gcalctool

Or open gconf-editor and reset manually. (path as above /apps/gcalctool)

man gcalctool

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Dave (daves73+launchpad) said :

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.

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Dave (daves73+launchpad) said :

I opted to submit a bug.

The command line options are good to know, but not intuitive, and general users will not want to search around for that type of solution.