On 04/20/2012 11:21 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote: >> I don't like the default ~/Documents folder, so on my >> installs I always set 'System Administration -> Paths' (Document Paths:) to >> just /home/david. I've done that in tde, but then with every app I open (kate, >> kwrite, etc..) when I select 'open' it defaults to looking in the >> /home/david/Documents folder. >> >> It looks like tde is ignoring the setting. Anybody >> else see this in the latest GIT builds? > > Documents is part of the XDG standards. I don't care for that default location either. :) > > Regardless, the location information is stored in $HOME/.config/user-dirs.dirs. > > Check whether KControl is updating that file. > > If not then edit user-dirs.dirs manually and restart the session. See how kdialog behaves after that. > > Could be a bug in KControl. > > Darrell > Good call, kcontrol is doing it's job, it looks like the problem is in kate/kwrite not respecting what is in the user-dirs.dirs file: 23:28 valkyrie:~> cat .config/user-dirs.dirs XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR[$e]="/home/david/" -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.