[wingide-users] The 'Add Directory' browse box

Michael Hipp Michael at Hipp.com
Tue Jan 29 12:46:46 MST 2008


Wingware Support wrote:
> Michael Hipp wrote:
>> This is a small nit, but an annoying one...
>>
>> Project -> Add Directory  click 'Browse'
>>
>> I expected it to start the browsing at my project directory 
>> (preferred) or at the directory of the last edited file (2nd choice).
>>
>> Instead it starts me out at the "Windows root" which is oddly 
>> "Desktop" and from there takes a ridiculous number of clicks and 
>> scrolling just to get to anywhere on my C: drive.
>>
>> Could we add this to the "Fix it so the complainers will shut up" 
>> list? ;-)
> 
> What is your Files / Default Directory Policy set to?  It may be that
> altering that will get you what you're looking for.

It's set to 'Base on the Current File or Selection'.

>  Also, right clicking
> on the project and selecting Add Directory should start from the selected
> directory, so is sometimes a good way to go.

I don't know what "right click on the project" means.

Thanks,
Michael



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