Re: Referenced directory

From: Alan Horkan (horkana@maths.tcd.ie)
Date: Fri Mar 28 2003 - 15:01:04 EST

  • Next message: Dom Lachowicz: "Re: Referenced directory"

    On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Bernard Lambey wrote:

    > Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 11:07:15 +0000
    > From: Bernard Lambey <lambey.b@free.fr>
    > To: abiword-user@abisource.com
    > Subject: Referenced directory
    >
    > To the Abi's builing conceptors
    > When I have searched the goood directory, where I leave
    > my letters archives, it would be very simple if I had the
    > possibility to memorize it in an option, as the courrier
    > reference directory (and you will find the good name
    > in "good" english!).
    > But, now, it is not possible, and I have to search, and I
    > have to search again, and I have to search a new time,
    > and I have to search still, and I have... etc, etc...
    > And don't send me to bugzilla, I am too stupid to
    > understand how it works... with half of your american
    > vocabulary which is not in my dictionnary!...

    I also had great difficulty understanding what you meant but i am
    confident i got the gist of it.

    He seems to have a folder where he keeps all his letters (correspondance
    even). [Nothing to do with the courier font, which is what i thought the
    first time i skim read the mail]

    What i think is bothering him is that Abiword is not very good about
    rememberin that last directory you used. For example the file open dialog
    might be more useful if it reopened in the last reused directory.
    Similarly the clipart dialog is way more useful if it when it opens it
    starts off in the right directory.

    Perhaps Abiword should give Gnome the kick in the arse it deserves and
    automatically create a folder ~/Documents/
    This should help keep people get organised, and give a sensible default
    directory for keep abiword documents in.

    Sincerely

    Alan Horkan
    http://advogato.org/person/AlanHorkan/

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