The Path page
in Wikipedia says:A full path or absolute path is a path that points to the same location on one file system regardless of the working directory or combined paths. It is usually written in reference to a root directory.
If you sent your TCW file to someone, they would need to recreate everything (folders) to place the XRef's into; such as:C:\Users\John R\Documents\TurboCAD Professional 18\Drawings\Tests\XRef Test-01.tcwA relative path is a path relative to the working directory of the user or application, so the full absolute path will not have to be given.
This is the better way. The XRef is in the same folder as the parent drawing or in a sub-folder; such as: ..XRef Test-01.tcw
if it's buried down a couple of sub-folders.Relative
saves a lot of typing or searching all over the place.
« Last Edit: September 30, 2011, 07:03:45 PM by John R »
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