App::Link: the big merge

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vocx
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Re: App::Link: the big merge

Postby vocx » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:37 pm

Zolko wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:16 am
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Can we now post bug-reports and feature requests ?
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There was never a timeframe for the merge. People have been reporting problems introduced by App::Link, and wishes, since the day it was merged.

Maybe to deal with completely new functionality you should use the big Assembly3 thread, as that is basically a long running story.
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Re: App::Link: the big merge

Postby triplus » Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:50 am

realthunder wrote:
Working on another example:

Image

https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 88#p391488

I noticed that if a linked file gets renamed (Save As...), the link association will get broken. Don't know if this was already discussed and if it could be considered for improvements. Hence i will just mention it here.

Any opinion on this?
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Re: App::Link: the big merge

Postby kisolre » Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:24 am

triplus wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:50 am
Any opinion on this?
I think this should be expected. Maybe adding some unique ID to each file or using already existing one if such exists shod help to introduce an Auto heal option. Or manually select the file if the link is broken.
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Re: App::Link: the big merge

Postby triplus » Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:14 am

On the long run likely this is not something to be expected. Likely it should just work seamlessly.
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Re: App::Link: the big merge

Postby realthunder » Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:38 am

triplus wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:50 am
I noticed that if a linked file gets renamed (Save As...), the link association will get broken. Don't know if this was already discussed and if it could be considered for improvements. Hence i will just mention it here.
This is actually a bug. Nice catch. PR is here.
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Re: App::Link: the big merge

Postby triplus » Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:04 pm

Thanks!