Author Topic: Ability to use forward slash in smartopen in windows (and backslash in linux)  (Read 245 times)

rowbearto

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In Smart Open toolbar in Windows, I'd like to be able to enter in a path that has forward slashes in it, and SE recognizes them as backslash. Sometimes I want to copy/paste from logfiles that have forward slash.

Similarly I'd like to be able to use backslashes in Linux in Smart Open.

As an example, Windows Explorer supports using forward slashes in the address bar.

Clark

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Forward slashes are supposed to be treated like backslashes everywhere on Windows. Looks like it doesn't work in the smart open dialog as well some other places. We will look into this.

Converting backslash to forward slash on unix is a different story. There are places where backslash is used to escape characters in a unix filename. I don't think that can be changed.

rowbearto

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Thanks!

jblankatl

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Following up on this.  I am new to SlickEdit and this is something that would be highly useful for me.  The language Iused references files with a forward slash.  I would also like to be able to copy/paste from the program to open the referenced file.

rowbearto

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Yep, forward slashes in smart open in Windows would still be very useful to me.

rowbearto

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Thanks SE team for putting this into the latest hotfix!

Clark

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Your welcome!