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Re: [pcgen] handling of relative file-paths

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  • Andrew
    Hi, Please open a JIRA tracker for this request. ... -- Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing) Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 29, 2012
      Hi,

      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
      Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
      Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
      Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"


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