[PD] default Save As location (was: [openpanel]/[savepanel]directory, [cd])
marius.schebella at gmail.com
Fri May 30 06:22:13 CEST 2008
Rich E wrote:
> When I first posted about this, it was about the recently new ability to
> do this:
> [symbol somedir(
I did not know this yet, cool!
> But this only works if "somedir" is at "$HOME/somedir" on linux and
> "/usr/blahblah/pdir/somedir" on mac. So if my directly layout is
> something like "~/patches/somedir", I have to explicitly write in the
> message to [openpanel] "/home/myname/patches/somedir". This will only
> work on my directly layout, so if it is a patch I'm going to share, I
> cannot use this new feature (might I add I really like the feature).
> I was only suggesting that [openpanel]/[savepanel]'s symbol argument has
> the patch's current directory appended to it, unless the "~" sign is
> used for home, or a full path is given. I think, as Martin suggested,
> this is all handled internally with canvas_getdir() and open_via_path().
> Regarding the normal operation of [openpanel]/[savepanel], i.e. sending
> it a bang, I think it would be nice if the last directory navigated to
> is remembered, else the $HOME.
I think it is quite easy to distinguish between what is a local path and
what is an absolute path.
these features that you are talking about would make life much easier! I
hope they get added.
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