Re: [pcgen] handling of relative file-paths
Please open a JIRA tracker for this request.
On 1/29/2012 2:51 AM, Saxum Caribetum wrote:
> pcgen 5.17.9, pathfinder (not that it matters)
> I have again hit problems with PCGen's handling of relative file-paths...
> I run more than one campaign, and each campaign is in its own folder.
> Companions/Familiars are saved in the same folder as their master.
> Companions/Familiars are set to open with the master.
> BUT - if I have PCGen's location folder set to campaign 1, because I was
> previously handling that, then open a character from the other campaign
> (other folder), then Companions/familiars don't open, because PCGen
> bases the relative file not on the PC but on the preference folder.
> I have the same problem with character portrait image files.
> In most other programs, if a file refers to another file, the program
> would interpret the relative path as relative to the linking file, so
> that both can be moved together...
> I'd like to request that PCGen implement that rule -- as yet another
> preference if you think it would break some people's file structure...
Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
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