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Old 05-06-2013, 04:42 PM   #1
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This may well be my fault, but I would be grateful for advice.
A pocketbook 912 with 2.1.2 firmware.
In the standard, qt web browser, under Edit->preferences, there is an item "save downloads to".
There is a box there, but it will not take focus for the cursor. I cannot type into it.
Maybe not coincidentally, I cannot download files in the browser. They show up in downloads, but literally nothing happens if I click on "open".

Could somebody tell me,
* does downloading work for you ? Anything.. Just find a small pdf file for example
* what directory do downloaded files end up in ?

Why am I blaming myself ? I may well have deleted a directory the browser wants to use. I tend to clean up mercilessly and occasionally regret it.

Thanks if you could tell me if everything works for you.
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This may well be my fault, but I would be grateful for advice.
A pocketbook 912 with 2.1.2 firmware.
In the standard, qt web browser, under Edit->preferences, there is an item "save downloads to".
There is a box there, but it will not take focus for the cursor. I cannot type into it.
Maybe not coincidentally, I cannot download files in the browser. They show up in downloads, but literally nothing happens if I click on "open".

Could somebody tell me,
* does downloading work for you ? Anything.. Just find a small pdf file for example
* what directory do downloaded files end up in ?

Why am I blaming myself ? I may well have deleted a directory the browser wants to use. I tend to clean up mercilessly and occasionally regret it.

Thanks if you could tell me if everything works for you.
in my case they end up in a "Download" directory in the main memory - you can try and search for the document you downloaded to see if it is there. Note that some files don't show up (e..g I could not find an .xlsx file I had downloaded, not sure whether it does no show up because it is not supported).
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Old 05-09-2013, 04:54 AM   #3
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in my case they end up in a "Download" directory in the main memory -. [...].
Many thanks, but do you mean download, Download, downloads or Downloads ?
+ whereabouts in "main memory" ? Is the directory at exactly the same level as 'books' and 'applications' ?
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I'm not sure if it's the same on my 902 (the browser isn't Qt-based), but I have a Downloads directory in the root of the main memory. They may have used the same location to make the firmware installation code simpler across different models.
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Many thanks, but do you mean download, Download, downloads or Downloads ?
+ whereabouts in "main memory" ? Is the directory at exactly the same level as 'books' and 'applications' ?
Thanks
sorry, now I am travelling without the 903: however if you try and download a document and then search for it from the library search box, you will find the exact directory where it is. Note though that I don't think documents in incompatible formats are downloaded (e.g. a new excel file was simply not downloaded).
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