V8.0 Beta 4 - Leech (Specify) extracts to default Download Folder

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sus
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V8.0 Beta 4 - Leech (Specify) extracts to default Download Folder

Post by sus » Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:03 am

When I use Leech Specify (CTRL+Y) and specify a sub folder it will create the sub folder and place the archives within the specified sub folder. However, when it extracts it moves the extracted files to the default Download Folder. Whereas in previous versions it would both download and extract to the folder you specified in the Leech Specify dialog. My default Unpack Folder is left blank as usual.

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Re: V8.0 Beta 4 - Leech (Specify) extracts to default Download Folder

Post by noblemd » Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:14 pm

LEECH and UNPACK are two different, distinct functions.

Leech Specify LEECHES to the specified folder.

UNPACK unpacks to the default or custom UNPACK FOLDER (as specified in Download/Unpack Folders).

NewsLeecher is operating properly.

If NL previously unpacked to the Leech Specify folder then it was not operating properly and has now been fixed.

You can request a LEECH & UNPACK SPECIFY function (or a separate UNPACK Specify function) in the Wishlist for Santa forum at viewforum.php?f=4.
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Re: V8.0 Beta 4 - Leech (Specify) extracts to default Download Folder

Post by TheSiege » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:45 am

Noblemd, while I appreciate your contributions to this forum, in this case you are incorrect. The extraction folder, when left empty, would default to the download folder for each item. This was the designed behaviour in previous versions, and it was explicitly explained in the tooltip text for the extract location text box too; see the screenshot i uploaded in another related thread.

At present it is always extracting to the *default download folder*, which is totally incorrect behaviour, given that i haven't specified a *default extract folder* at all. It should default to the current download folder for each item, unless a default extract location has explicilty been set.

Having to go moving extracted files back to the. download folder i specified is a chuffing pain in the arse, and it needs fixing.

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Re: V8.0 Beta 4 - Leech (Specify) extracts to default Download Folder

Post by pka4916 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:38 pm

same problem here.. just posted a new thread for it..
this is really annoying and messing things up

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Re: V8.0 Beta 4 - Leech (Specify) extracts to default Download Folder

Post by guygg » Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:54 am

Yes, this has been driving me absolutely crazy. PLEASE bring back the old behavior, being able to just have it extract to the download folder.

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Re: V8.0 Beta 4 - Leech (Specify) extracts to default Download Folder

Post by pka4916 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:26 pm

I went back to V7. I could not deal with this anymore.
I specify a folder for a reason, not that everything gets dumped in my original folder.
Since this is Beta 4, I don't understand why this is not fixed yet..

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