At 09:26 19/12/2013 -0500, Paul D. Mirowsky wrote:
At 19:13 18/12/2013 +0000, Nobody Noname wrote:
Is there a way to import multiple files into a new document? The
existing function only allows multiples files to be imported
successively, which is inefficient. If a directory contains
it would be beneficial to be able to select all files in the import
dialogue window for automatic successive import into the new document.
I would love this feature, but with one thing added. Imported files
would automatically take the name of the original files.
We must be at cross-purposes here! The original request is for
multiple files to be imported into a fresh, single file. There would
be no plurality of files to take on a plurality of names: just a
single name for the single file made up of the contents of the many
component files. You'd name the composite file when you saved it -
and you'd very likely put it in the same folder, so you wouldn't want
it to have the same name as any of its components.
Offending characters would be stripped or substituted.
Since the component files already exist, they can have no "offending
characters" - either within their text or in their file names.
Duplicate file names would have an increment adder.
You cannot have duplicate file names in the single source directory
of course - unless you are extending the idea to importing, say, a
combination of .odt and .doc files into one document in one process!
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