[PD] helpbrowser and the paths

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Jun 6 19:58:22 CEST 2011

On May 10, 2011, at 6:20 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

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> On 2011-05-09 15:48, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>> On Tue, 3 May 2011, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>>> given that both GF and Gem are to add their paths automatically on
>>> startup, the left column if the help-browser might have >500
>>> help-patches and several dozens of directories.
>> speaking of which, do you have a solution for the following case ?  
>> When
>> people uninstall and reinstall the library with a different path, and
>> then they have to know that they're supposed to remove any path items
>> that have been added automatically, because they do happen to be  
>> saved
>> if you edit the paths from the Path dialogue.
> run a script that checks the user's .pdsettings for potential older
> installations of GF and suggest to remove them.

Another idea is to discourage the use of the preferences for saving  
paths and startup libraries.  Since gridflow configure its self when  
its loaded, people can use [import gridflow]/[declare -lib gridflow]  
in the patch.



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