Open file in Windows Explorer / Finder

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jamie
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Open file in Windows Explorer / Finder

Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:56 pm

I frequently want to go to the place where a file is - this would be so much quicker if I could do something like right-click on the filename and choose "Open in Explorer", rather than manually navigating the path that is shown in the status bar.

(This is a general complaint of Windows really but until Microsoft makes it a standard feature as per OS X, perhaps Oxygen could have its own command much like Adobe Creative Suite applications do.)
sorin_carbunaru
Site Admin
Posts: 111

Re: Open file in Windows Explorer / Finder

Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:00 pm

Hello Jamie,

If you are using the stand-alone oXygen, then you can use the Show in Explorer action from the contextual menu shown on an editor's tab.

More info: https://www.oxygenxml.com/doc/versions/18.1/ug-editor/topics/editor-tab-contextual-menu.html

The same action can be also found in the contextual menu shown on a document from the Project view.

All the best,
Sorin Carbunaru
oXygen XML
jamie
Posts: 3

Re: Open file in Windows Explorer / Finder

Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:05 pm

Thank you for the information! Seems my ancient version (13) doesn't have the command when right-clicking on the tab but good to know it will appear if/when my IT dept updates the software!

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