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Re: Making docroot easier to use


On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 10:20 AM, <hansbkk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I really prefer using the docroot functionality over having page-local
> folders all over my filesystem, especially when most of my pages have only
> one or two attachments and/or images.
> Perhaps I've missed something, but it seems to me that the docroot
> functionality could be easier to use?
> So far I've only been able to use it by first manually copying or moving
> the files I want to use to the docroot location, and then creating the
> attachment/link.
> I'm not sure of the ideal way to handle this via the menu, but it would be
> great if a user pref could be set so that wherever Zim would usually put a
> file into the "document tree", especially where it wants to create
> page-local folders, a dialog would pop up asking whether the user wanted to
> copy or move the file to the docroot, ideally allowing for a sub-directory
> to be created on the fly.
> If I have missed something along these lines, please let me know.
> Otherwise, perhaps we could collect some related ideas in a discussion here
> before posting a formal wishlist item. . .

If I understand correctly, you would like an option to put new attachments
in the document root instead of in the notebook itself. Is that a correct
summary ?

-- Jaap

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