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prompt-with-buffer-directory: preference variable

Default value: 2

The prompt-with-buffer-directory variable controls how Epsilon uses the current directory at file prompts. When this variable is 2, the default, Epsilon inserts the current buffer's directory at many file prompts. This makes it easy to select another file in the same directory. You can edit the directory name, or you can begin typing a new absolute pathname right after the inserted pathname. Epsilon will delete the inserted pathname when it notices your absolute pathname. This behavior is similar to Gnu Emacs's.

A setting of 3 makes Epsilon insert the current buffer's directory in the same way, but keeps Epsilon from automatically deleting the inserted pathname if you type an absolute one.

When prompt-with-buffer-directory is 1, Epsilon temporarily changes to the current buffer's directory while prompting for a file name, and interprets file names relative to the current directory. This behavior is similar to the "pathname.e" extension available for previous versions of Epsilon.

When prompt-with-buffer-directory is 0, Epsilon doesn't do anything special at file prompts. Relative file names will be interpreted based on the global current directory set with the cd command, not any directory associated with the current buffer.

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