On Wed, 12 Nov 2008 19:34:51 +0100, Tilman Hausherr wrote:
>On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 09:23:22 +0100, Thomas Fischer wrote:
>>> > how is that possible? I am looking at my screen right now
>>> > and those urls are in my exclusion list.
>>> Maybe you added them later. But not in the job you sent me.
>>> This is shown in the report. Some people do the following
>>> mistake: they add to the list first, then they enter the URL.
>>> Thus, the old setting is loaded.
>>Yes, the same mistake happened to me and puzzled me for a while.
>>Would it be possible to adjust the interface so that you first have to enter
>>or pick the URL to check and then adjust the other settings?
>I agree that the current solution sucks, but I haven't found an
>alternative I like. The best (and easiest) will probably be to notice
>when *changed* settings are being replaced, and notify the user.
I've now made a change as described in the paragraph above. Better late
than never. I also fixed some minor bugs in that dialogbox (the "delete"
and "inactive" controls weren't disabled and reset when needed). Sorry
for waiting so long for something so easy and useful.
And no, you still can't save your settings in a "project file" or
similar as explained in your mail from 4 Jan 2010. But I'll keep that
PS: This version also loads the description meta.
>>When you select the "Check URL..." menu entry, an empty URL box appears and
>>lists of URLs to be included or excluded. Do they have any meaning at this
>>stage? Are these default settings? In my setting, these fit only one
>>particular URL. As soon as I pick this or another URL, these lists change
>>(and changes I made to them are lost).
>These are the last settings from the last run.
>>I was wondering if different settings for different URLs might be easier to
>>handle (I can edit the Xenu.ini file manually but it is no fun): if I have
>>such an .ini file for every base URL I want to check I would end up with a
>>dozen or so files but it would be easier to manage; you also might gain some
>>room in the interface for the display of the inclusion and exclusion URLs.
>>To switch from one setting or URL to another I would prefer something like a
>>bookmark list, this would make it clear that there is a complete switch of
>>the environment, and all list would be tied to a particular URL. In
>>addition, I could create links that call Xenu with a particular .ini file
>>and give them to different people so that they can check their sites without
>>the danger of messing up the settings of the others.
>>All the best
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