relative file path in a .lys session file?

edited January 28 in General

Hi All,
I was wondering if I can change the "file-path" directive in the session file work as a relative path?
Tried manually editing the file .lys xml file, but removing the absolute part of the path did not help, neither did "./" or ".\" in front of the file name.

This would be very useful, when moving/sending files around, and telling people to view a mask by launching the .lys file.

Thanks for help,
Antti

Comments

  • Hi Antti,

    It's weird. I always do as you tried as shown below, and it's successful.
    <file-path>./123.oas</file-path>
    Of course, the OASIS file "123.oas" resides in the same directory as the .lys session file.

    In my typical workflow, I
    1. create a session on Linux
    2. manually edit a .lys file (make the "file-path" relative)
    3. export the .lys and related design file like an OASIS
    4. restore the session* on Windows and/or Mac
    * by File==>Restore Session or Drag&Drop the .lys into the main canvas from a filer.

    Just for your information,
    Kazzz

  • Hi, Antti!

    Relative paths works for me, but I always put layout files in same directory with session file, so entries are just file names. There were issues with DRC relative file paths, but Matthias fixed them in 0.26.1.

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