On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 6:18 AM, Adam Porter <a...@alphapapa.net> wrote: > I use Dropbox with Zim. I am, of course, aware that Zim doesn't > automatically detect new pages or changes in directory structure, but > I have always thought that Zim would automatically load the newer > version of a page if it had been saved to disk while Zim was on a > different page. Just now, though, I loaded a page on my netbook that > had been modified earlier today on my laptop, and it loaded the old > version of the page, as if it was still in memory and it didn't check > the mtime on the disk. I hit Ctrl+R and it showed the new version > right away. > > Of course, if I had tried to make changes to the page, Zim would have > popped up an error saying the page had been changed--but why doesn't > it detect that when I view the page?
Because zim was originally not intended for usage where a notebook is changed externally while zim was running. This kind of detection is a feature that is still being tested. You may be interested in the test code available in this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/zim/+bug/792058 Regards, Jaap _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp