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Re: [WinXP] shortcut spec not respected

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 09:48:12 +0200
To: ve3ll@rac.ca
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <200610250948.12600.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Monday 23 October 2006 15:36, ve3ll@rac.ca wrote:
> Unfortunately this methodology harps back to the 'we control'
> days of older browsers. Present thinking is to give the user
> more control over his browser's actions within limits of reason.
>
> Can you please add to the Amaya 'Wish List' to be acted on as
> priorities are assigned...
> 1] that in the Windows environment the Start In variable of the
> shortcut be used to set the start of the browse dialog.
> 2] If this is not programmable then have some other mechanism
> similar to how one sets their home page start point.

As I know, Preferences let you do that.

> 3] or even more flexible would be a last browsed to memory so
> that if one sets up a new development directory, he can browse
> to it one time and then further use of browse places him there....
> that would be useful on all platforms for those who develop several
> sites offline at the same time for later customer delivery....
>
> On Thursday 19 October 2006 14:58, ve3ll@rac.ca wrote:
> > In the Desktop shortcut I have set Start In to a specific folder.
> >
> > Amaya does not use this info when I select Open Document
> >  --->  Browse
> >
> > 1] Is there a reason that this link to desktop icon is not used ??
>
> When the current open document is a local document, the browse starts
> from that local directory. It's sometimes interesting, sometimes not.
>
> > 2] is the link used for any other purpose ??
> > 3] Is there an environment setting I can set to the folder that I
> > wish to start browsing in .....
> >
> > Another solution would be to provide a 'history' mode which
> > would remember the last browsed folder .... at least i could
> > set it once and forget .... right now it always wanders off
> > to some obscure directory on the first Open Doc --> Browse
> > in a session...... --
>
> --
>      Irène.
> -----
> Irène Vatton                     INRIA Rhône-Alpes
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-- 
     Irène.
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Irène Vatton                     INRIA Rhône-Alpes
INRIA                               ZIRST
e-mail: Irene.Vatton@inria.fr       655 avenue de l'Europe
Tel.: +33 4 76 61 53 61             Montbonnot
Fax:  +33 4 76 61 52 07             38334 Saint Ismier Cedex - France
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