[PD] default Save As location (was: [openpanel]/[savepanel]directory, [cd])

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri May 30 15:09:16 CEST 2008

On May 30, 2008, at 8:38 AM, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:

> Frank Barknecht wrote:
>> Hallo,
>> I'm the wrong person to comment on MS-Windows or Mac, as I don't use
>> these and don't care even the teeny-tiniest bit about what happens to
> iirc, you can set the working directory on w32 in your "link".
> so i suggest setting it to %HOME% (or whatever the name is) and no  
> need
> to modify a single line of code within Pd.
> i am sure that there is a mechanism for this on OSX too (where i admit
> that it is really annoying that Pd thinks it is started from "/";  
> but i
> would rather have os flaws fixed on the os level rather than on the
> app-level...)

So maybe something like this:

- default to folder that Pd starts in
- make launching shortcuts start in $HOME
- then last folder used, with separate storage for open, save, and  



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