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Define "specific file"   [Discuss]

By: Art Kocsis     So Calif  
Date: Apr 02,2018 at 08:01
In Response to: Define "specific file" (Slobodan Vujnovic)

> ZTree can deal directly with:
> \\server\share\file.ext
> X:\dir\subdir\file.ext
>
> but what about others? It could pass them
> to the default app for that transport, the
> default browser most likely.

I would urge caution against going much beyond the functions of a file manager and trying to make ZTree an omnibus app. Directly navigating to a file is definitely within the purview of a FM but requiring it to parse a filename and automatically route it to an external app is not (as well as it being a near impossible task as there are a near infinite possibilities). Better, IMHO, is to just give focus to the file and let the user decide on the next action.


Namaste', Art

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