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Stop a Project from moving files around?

September 27, 2012 | 8:21 pm

So I’ve got a hefty project file, and within the ‘patchers’ folder I’m keeping another folder called ‘waves,’ which includes some audio files that fill out a [umenu]. I need to keep that folder right next to the main patcher, so that when I build the project as an application, it searches in the right place (a ‘waves’ folder in the same directory as the application, so that the end-user can add new sounds).

However, every time I open the project file, it moves the files within ‘waves’ from within ‘patchers/waves’ to ‘other.’ Is there any way to mark a folder or file so that the project system doesn’t attempt to move things for me?


September 30, 2012 | 3:11 am

bump


June 12, 2013 | 4:49 am

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June 12, 2013 | 6:30 am

open project inspector
uncheck "keep project folder organized"

it is strange that by default this setting is activated …


June 12, 2013 | 4:58 pm

OK thanks a lot Tom, only just started using projects in my workflow…
T


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