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Report From: C++BuilderX/IDE/File handling    [ Add a report in this area ]  
Report #:  8231   Status: Open
Can't create a new project in a Windows briefcase folder
Project:  C++BuilderX/BC++ 2005 Build #:  1.0.0.1786
Version:    1.0 Submitted By:   Tron Thomas
Report Type:  Basic functionality failure Date Reported:  5/21/2004 9:14:56 AM
Severity:    Infrequently encountered problem Last Updated: 3/20/2012 2:24:39 AM
Platform:    All versions Internal Tracking #:   205909
Resolution: None (Resolution Comments) Resolved in Build: : None
Duplicate of:  None
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Description
C++BuilderX will fail to create a new project within a Windows briefcase folder
Steps to Reproduce:
Steps:
1.  From Windows explorer select "Briefcase" from the File/New menu
2.  Run C++BuilderX
3.  Select New from the File menu
4.  Select New Console from the Object Gallery and click the OK button
5.  Click on the "..." button next to the Directry text control
6.  Select the created briefcase as the desire location for the project and click theOK button

Results:
An error message appears saying "Root directory for poject not provided."

Expected:
C++Builder should recognized and accept the path to the briefcase folder.
Workarounds
Create the project in a non-briefcase folder.  Copy or move the project into the desired briefcase.
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