6905RE: Why two copies of htmlbar.acp (and other files)?
- May 14, 2012Things have changed since 2002. Recent versions of EditPlus now uses the acp and other syntax files in the directory shown in Tools > Set Directory, which you can change if you want them somewhere else. You don't need the syntax files which may have been left in another directory by a previous installation or something, so you can delete them if you think it's worthwhile (and you're careful not to delete the wrong files).
Posted by: "barry_andrews" barryand@... barry_andrews
Date: Mon May 14, 2012 3:14 am ((PDT))
Hi this is my first post here. Hello to all.
Like others before me, I wanted to reconfigure EditPlus so that clicking the Paragraph icon inserted a closing </p> tag as well as an opening one. So I applied the edit to htmlbar.acp as described here:
The only problem was that the advice given was "This is very easy to do. Locate your "htmlbar.acp" file in your EditPlus directory..."
So I went to C:\Program Files\EditPlus 3 and edited the file I found there. However, this didn't work. Eventually I found another copy of this file at C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\EditPlus 3, edited that, and fixed the problem.
I am really puzzled: why do we need *two* copies of this file, one in each location, not to mention the other .acp, .ctl and .stx files?
Thanks in advance for your help in explaining this.
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