[Coco] Portal-9 bug report
theother_bob at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 18 11:25:09 EDT 2004
--- Roger Taylor <rtaylor at bayou.com> wrote:
> I have discovered that Portal-9 will not function correctly, or build
> projects, if the user's Folder preferences in Windows is set to "hide
> extensions for known file types". It just so happens that Windows XP comes
> preconfigured to hide filename extensions. Possibly other versions of
> Windows does the same?
IIRC, that is the "default standard" for versions of Windoze as far back as
98SE... ME and 2K definitely hide them, and it's always one of the first things
I "fix" on any PC I touch.
<sarcasm to the geniuses M$>
Yeah... it's *sooo* much simpler for non-technical people to understand that
there are 3 or 4 files with the "same name" in a folder!
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