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common-open-use-directory: preference variable

Default value: 0

Bits in this variable modify how Epsilon for Windows treats the current directory when it uses a common file dialog (as with the File/Open menu command and similar).

By default, the dialog starts in Epsilon's current directory (which is used to display relative pathnames, among other things, and is set with the cd command), the first time you display the common dialog. It is then maintained separately. Navigating in the common file dialog doesn't change Epsilon's current directory. And changing Epsilon's current directory doesn't change the starting directory of the next common file dialog. Epsilon saves the common file dialog's directory from session to session.

Set the variable to 3 if you want this dialog to follow and modify Epsilon's global current directory, as set with the cd command. Set it to 1 if you want the dialog to start in Epsilon's current directory, but not to alter it. Set it to 2 if you want the dialog to maintain its own current directory and set Epsilon's current directory to match whenever you select a file.

Set it to 4 if you want the dialog to start in the current buffer's associated directory, if it has one, or the same directory as last time if not. Set it to 8 if want the dialog to start in the current buffer's associated directory if it has one, or Epsilon's global current directory if not. With these last two options, Epsilon's global current directory won't be modified by the dialog.

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