User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030208 Phoenix/0.5 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030208 Phoenix/0.5 When I set the prefs to use one specific download folder it uses that folder on the next download (so far so good). But when you use another dir once it will use that dir for the next download as well. It seems to me like there is no difference between "Ask me where to save every file" or "Save all files to this Folder". I know there is another bug about not being able to edit the folder in question, but I believe this are 2 separate bugs. The other bug is: http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=178227 Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Download a file to the default dir 2. Download a file to another dir 3. Download a file to the 'new' default dir (it's now changed to the second dir) Actual Results: In my opinion the 3th file is placed in the wrong dir. Expected Results: At 3. the first dir should have been used (as that one is set manually as the default dir) Some kind of workaround: place the following line in your user.js user_pref("browser.download.dir", "X:\\Download Dir"); The default dir is now reset, but only once per session (better than never of course).
Eeek! Good catch. Confirmed Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030207 Phoenix/0.5 Phoenix resets the default download directory (pref browser.download.dir) when you tell it to download somewhere else when the save dialog pops up (in fact, I'm not even convinced that ought to be popping up unless there is already a file of the same name in the default directory). OS --> All Status --> New This may belong to the Preferences component but I'll leave it as a Downloading problem. Note: you can also reset the pref through about:config.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows XP → All
> (in fact, I'm not even convinced that ought to be popping up unless there > is already a file of the same name in the default directory). I'd prefer popping-up (but that's just me), so you can sort of use it as a download manager (always in default dir, unless you specify otherwise). But that's just my opinion I guess. > Note: you can also reset the pref through about:config. I know, but tnx anyway.
*** Bug 204510 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Still happens with trunk build 20030726 (Linux).
With the new download manager, if you specify a directory, it downloads without prompting for a directory. So the only way to save elsewhere is to switch back to always ask. That being said, is this still valid?
QA Contact: asa → mpconnor
I too think this bug was fixed with the landing of the new download functionality. With build 20030810 on Linux this option now works as expected. Marking FIXED.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Verified using Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030817 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1+
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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