[Etoys] broken links
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Jun 10 06:07:47 EDT 2009
On 10.06.2009, at 11:54, Angel Arias wrote:
> hi bert!
> this is what i do...
>> i attach an USB device [memory stick, in this case] to the OLPC-XO.
>> all my projects and media files live in the memory stick so i save
>> all my work there. so there is a bunch of sounds and movies linked
>> to projects using the absolute path [e.g.] "/
>> media/"USB_device_name"/"file_name.wav". i have to say that [for
>> simplicity's sake] projects and its media files live in the same
>> then i move projects and files to my computer [a macbook, in this
>> case] and save them in my default "Etoys" folder ["/
>> Users/"my_account"/Documents/Etoys]. i know now that this is the
>> first place where etoys.app look for lost media files.
>> so i open the project. open the media object's viewer and change
>> its file name in the "movie control" panel. i change the absolute
>> path ["/media/"USB_device_name"/"file_name.wav"] to a "relative"
>> one ["file_name.wav"] and that's it.
> i know it's not rocket science but it does the job.
Well for some Etoys users this would sound more complicated than
simulating a rocket ;)
Anyway, thanks for sharing.
- Bert -
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