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Animgif 2012-09-24 01:06 PM

Thank you! Very interesting, adding DropBox included some apps (including DropBox, GoodReader, and PDF Expert but not all of apps displayed by Mail. One that was conspicuously missing, unfortunately, was PDF Converter. One step forward, however!

Animgif 2012-11-08 11:36 AM

I just realized (in a DUH) moment why it adds some but not all applications...it's because it sends the HTML file in a ZIP file. Is that a step that's actually necessary?

DerekM 2012-11-08 12:03 PM

It will only be zipped when necessary which I believe is mainly when there's attachments. Basically it gets zipped anytime it results in multiple files or a file package. This is done because a number of apps will not accept a folder of files.

Animgif 2012-11-08 01:57 PM

Every single one of mine gets zipped when being sent to an application whereas none of them have attachments (that I know about--I've never added an attachment to any outlines). The only file in the ZIP file is the HTML file (as verified by GoodReader and Dropbox). When I send the same file via email as a dynamic HTML file (as opposed to sending to an app) it does not get zipped...it goes as a HTML extension.

Edit: Just tested "send to app" with a brand new, unedited, blank document. Sending a Dynamic HTML and Simple HTML document was sent as a ZIP file.

DerekM 2012-11-08 02:25 PM

Ah, ok. I did not actually check using the send to app option, sorry :) I'll file on bug on this.

Animgif 2012-11-08 02:39 PM

Thanks, Derek. This will be unbelievably helpful to me once it's resolved!

Animgif 2013-09-25 11:48 AM

[QUOTE=DerekM;117117]Ah, ok. I did not actually check using the send to app option, sorry :) I'll file on bug on this.[/QUOTE]

Derek, I would be interested to hear if this is something that is ever going to get fixed. I note that it still hasn't been updated in version 1 and version 2 exhibits the same behavior (zipping HTML and dynamic HTML files even when there are no other associated resources).

Thanks, Chase

DerekM 2013-09-25 04:03 PM

Ah, well we're not purposely not fixing :) It just hasn't been reported by anyone else so unfortunately has been getting pushed off. I gave it another bump.

Animgif 2013-09-27 06:38 AM

Thanks, Derek. I really appreciate it. I promise not to take it as a personal slight. :D


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