Voodoo Pad: GLOBAL Change for video links to failing external drive?

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28 Nov, 2020 04:49 PM

I am trying to find out if I can do a GLOBAL Change in Voodoo Pad for all docs with links to videos/files on an external drive. That drive is still accessible, but is intermittent... Any ideas? Or would I have to add new links for years of individual files (?) Please say, "NO!"

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by John on 01 Dec, 2020 06:21 PM

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    I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

    Given the way VoodooPad 5 stores external links I don't think there's a way to easily change all of the links that point to an external drive.

  2. 2 Posted by brianjbolduc on 01 Dec, 2020 07:00 PM

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    Thanks, John, for the "official" word on this... I figured they were (or worked like) hyperlinks so I'm not surprised.  
    Can you imagine a software fix... like, to intercept and then parse out and replace the drive portion in the old link address in real time? Or is there no way to intercept without an immediate ERR? 
    Or forget realtime and do a one-time search/find/parse and replace of all file links for a one-time fix? Or can one even get to or change a link? 
    At any rate, there are likely not enough users who have this problem for YOU guys to worry about that. 
    Thanks for getting back to me on this, though... 
        On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 12:21:29 PM CST, John <[email blocked]> wrote:

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