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Destination selection selects files, not a folder


VidCoder Version: Beta (x86)

 The user will be able to select a folder from the Destination Selection dialogue box.
 The user cannot select a folder from the Destination Selection dialogue box; only file selection (or creation) is available (the dialogue box is a "Save As" form).  No workaround available; if the user manually edits the Destination Selection text box in the application and selects the "Enter/Return" key, the program appends ".mp4" to the folder location provided.  If the folder location manually provided ends in a backslash ("\"), the application will remove the backslash and append ".mp4".
1.) Open the application
2.) Select the "Browse..." button next to the "Destination:" textbox
3.) Attempt to select a folder and select "Save"
4.) Observe the "Save" button is not functional
5.) Select a ".mp4" file
6.) Select "Save"
7.) Observe ".mp4" is saved as the "Destination:" textbox display
8.) Edit the "Destination:" textbox by selecting the "Pencil" icon on hover
9.) Edit the textbox to display a folder location (with or without backslash as suffix)
10.) Select "Enter/Return" on the keyboard
11.) Observe ".mp4" is appended (and if backslash was suffixed, backslash is removed)


SignOfTheShadow wrote Nov 28, 2014 at 8:39 AM

Also, selection chosen does not change output. Video(s) being encoded are saved to the desktop, regardless of "Destination:" textbox contents.

NOTE: The fact that it saves to the desktop may be a remnant of my previous selection for output prior to update. Not sure if default output folder is current user's desktop.

RandomEngy wrote Nov 28, 2014 at 5:02 PM

You want Tools -> Options -> File Naming -> Default Folder

SignOfTheShadow wrote Nov 28, 2014 at 7:18 PM

So what is the function of the "Destination:" textbox? It lacks all functionality. It resets on application reboot.

RandomEngy wrote Nov 28, 2014 at 8:22 PM

If you want to rename the file or do a one-off encode to a different folder.