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    Save As - wants to replace shortcuts (FF 1.0.2)

    This bug is killing me. I do a lot of work that requires saving web pages. To fix a security problem, the developers now don't navigate when you double-click an LNK (Windows shortcut) file, but instead ask if you want to replace it. NO! I want to go to the deeply buried folder quickly and easily!

    If this bothers you enough, visit the bugzilla page and add your voice: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=283730

    <big>If you can think of a workaround,</big> let me know. (View>Source, Save As exhibits the same behavior.)

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    Re: Save As - wants to replace shortcuts (FF 1.0.2

    I have voted for this bug. The developers have unfortunately marked it as not blocking the release of Firefox 1.0.3 which is currently undergoing testing. Unless they change their mind the bug may not be fixed until Firefox 1.1 is released (probably in the Summer).

    The bug is also in the latest nightly test builds.

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    Re: Save As - wants to replace shortcuts (FF 1.0.2

    This seems a bit clunky, but have you thought of mapping network drives to the relevant folder(s)? That is, if the hardware configuration suits... HTH
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    Re: Save As - wants to replace shortcuts (FF 1.0.2

    There are two primary destinations, so I certainly have enough letters available. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15> The folders are on my own computer, so the Map dialog doesn't seem to work.... I've occasionally used SUBST for this sort of things in the past; maybe I can write a little batch file to assign them "as needed" and plop it on my desktop.

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    Re: Save As - wants to replace shortcuts (FF 1.0.2

    If you get stuck with SUBST, you can always consider a USB mini-drive (got an iPod?<g>) or even a decent portable HDD. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
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