On 23 November 2011 17:30, Jaap Karssenberg <jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 4:28 PM, Iago Mosqueira <iago.mosque...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have been thinking about setting up my zim wiki in the folder
>> structure of $HOME, so notes in folders are placed exactly where they
>> best belong, together with the files for that particular issue.
>>
>> The only showstopper is that folders/namespaces in zim are formed by a
>> folder and a text file, so I would end up with lots of files with no
>> content, in my case, cluttering up the filesystem. So, for example, I
>> would have
>>
>> $HOME/Projects/
>> $HOME/Projects.txt
>> $HOME/Projects/First.txt
>>
>> when I would rather have
>>
>> $HOME/Projects/
>> $HOME/Projects/First.txt
>>
>> So no file for a namespace that has only child pages but no content
>> itself.
>>
>> Is this doable at all with the current code? Would it be possible by
>> hacking at zim's code without too much getting broken?
>
> Actually this behavior depends on how you create the pages. In this case I
> assume you first did "new page" Projects and then "new page" First.
> Effectively asking zim for an empty page "Projects". However if you click
> "new page" and then immediately tpye "Projects:First" it will not create the
> empty page. Alternatively you can navigate directly to the not-yet-existing
> page, for example using "jump to", and start typing, also in that case there
> will be no empty parent created.
>
> REgards,
>
> Jaap


Thanks, that does the trick. And in fact setting the base folder of a
new wiki as $HOME brings up all the folder tree. Very nice.


Iago

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