[Ipe-discuss] external editor under windows7

Otfried Cheong otfried at ipe.airpost.net
Sun Oct 26 09:42:51 CET 2014

On 26/10/14 11:45, Otfried Cheong wrote:
> The temporary filename is simply created by the Lua function
> os.tmpname().   Does this simply return a short name with path like
> "s764" on Windows?   That's annoying.

On checking, this is the intended behaviour of tmpname().  The temporary 
file is meant to be created in the current directory.

Is this a problem under Windows?  If you set

      prefs.external_editor = "notepad++ %s"

doesn't it work correctly?


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