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Odd - filename /= headline

I've got CityDesk installed on two machines: wife's upstairs, mine downstairs in the bedroom.  I'm the only user though.

I get up early and publish a "staging" site from the wife's PC:
Later, on my PC, I take the stuff from the staging site and publish it on the real site(s).

The odd thing is that on the wife's PC, when I create a new article and type the file name, the headline of the article is blank.  I know that when you first type a filename, CityDesk makes the headline = the filename and I know that renaming the filename doesn't change the headline.

This is odd.

Wednesday, October 30, 2002

There is another odd thing about this one.  (But first, I reinstalled CityDesk with no improvement)

I copy newspaper links in to CityDesk Artilce.  I just copy the linked text.  I expect the text and the link to arrive unscathed when I paste it into the CityDesk article.  But it doesn't work on this machine.  Here is an example of what I get instead:

when it should be like this:

This copy of CityDesk seem to turn my pasted link into a relative reference.

Thursday, October 31, 2002

about the links: TK, are you sure the link used to be absolute? Because some programs show links as absolute, after evaluating the relative links.

When I look at the example you gave I see (in the source of
<a href="/special/war/">9/11: A Year Later</a><br>

This looks like a relative link to me...  IE6 will display the complete URL ( in the status bar.

Adriaan van den Brand
Friday, November 1, 2002

Adriann.  I've been pasting these headlines using FrontPage for more than a year in the left column of:

When I use my downstairs PC's CityDesk, the very same text links paste just as they should, as absolute.  On wife's they come through as relative.

Friday, November 1, 2002

But it gets worse.  I reinstalled on wife's machine yesterday.  Now, whenever I close CityDesk, I get 2 (not just 1) "CityDesk will be shut down" error boxes.

FYI: I took saved my CityDesk install .exe's on a zip disk and used the zip to install CityDesk on wife's PC.  Maybe that caused a problem.

Friday, November 1, 2002

May be it is the source program that determines the link. It is possible that a newer IE6 adds the base href. With the link I mentioned, IE6 copies a complete URL to the clipboard when I select only a link. A selected part is not translated into absolute links.

When I import a page, Citydesk does not translate the relative HREFS. That, I consider to be a bug....

Adriaan van den Brand
Monday, November 4, 2002

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