Renaming Windows 'My Documents' folder to a drive letter

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Renaming Windows 'My Documents' folder to a drive letter

Post by Chris Wood » 10 Jun 2004 08:27

OS: Windows Me
What happens:
After renaming the Windows 'My Documents' folder (the one on the desktop) to a drive letter, TrackerV3 shows nothing in the file (left-hand) pane for that drive. For example, if you rename the 'My Documents' folder to 'C', nothing in C: will show in the left-hand pane. This seems to happen for every drive letter.

Yes, I know this is a very minor bug, but it was quite disturbing when it happened, I thought it was something to do with the new beta at first, and didn't work it out till I'd reinstalled / reconfigured three times.
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Re: Renaming Windows 'My Documents' folder to a drive letter

Post by admin » 10 Jun 2004 12:43

Chris Wood wrote:... but it was quite disturbing when it happened
I believe it! Pretty disturbing for my taste. I fixed it (wait for the next BETA).

Thanks for seeing that.
Donald

PS: Why do you do that? Rename the 'My Documents' folder to a drive letter... :?

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Post by Chris Wood » 11 Jun 2004 00:18

Well, I had tried renaming the 'My Computer' and 'My Documents' folders to a blank space, and gave them blank icons, so that they'd be invisible on my desktop. Then I got annoyed at these blank lines in Explorer/TrackerV3 so I renamed them to the next shortest thing: C & D respectively.

Which leads me to another feature request :p

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Post by admin » 11 Jun 2004 14:11

Chris Wood wrote:...so I renamed them to the next shortest thing: C & D respectively.
You can do that now (new BETA just out!). I still don't get your reasons though -- do you have to pay rent for your screenspace, or you want to save black pixels for harder times? :)

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Post by Chris Wood » 11 Jun 2004 16:51

I like to have a minimally-obstructed view of my wallpaper.
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Post by admin » 11 Jun 2004 16:52

I have no icons at all on my desktop. That's minimal. 8)

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Post by Chris Wood » 11 Jun 2004 23:54

You win.

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