Changing default screenshot directory?

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Changing default screenshot directory?

Post by Layne » Thu Apr 16, 2015 9:39 pm

Can the default screenshot directory for Oolite be specified to another file path besides the saves directory, even one outside the Oolite directory all together? Say, to a system's public picture archive? Where is the file path defined in Oolite's config files?
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Re: Changing default screenshot directory?

Post by another_commander » Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:53 am

It is hardocded, I'm afraid. However, symlinks could help here, although I've never tried it myself. Have a look at this thread, there is some discussion about where snapshots get saved with symlinks too:
http://www.aegidian.org/bb/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=15524

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Re: Changing default screenshot directory?

Post by ffutures » Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:25 pm

What I'd suggest doing in most operating systems is linking to the directory from e.g. the desktop, if you want to get at screenshots quickly.

E.g., in Windows right-click on the desktop (or wherever else you want to access it) and choose new shortcut, then browse to the directory. For example, on my machine the link is

C:\Oolite\oolite.app\oolite-saves\snapshots

Or simply set up whatever software you're using them with (e.g. a graphics program) to look into that directory.

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