[IPython-dev] question about tree

Paul Ivanov pi at berkeley.edu
Tue Nov 5 17:44:27 EST 2013

Zoltán Vörös, on 2013-11-05 22:13,  wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have noticed that when I try to upload two notebooks with the same 
> name, but from different directories, only one of them persists in the 
> notebook dashboard. It is not so surprising, given that the notebook 
> tree displays only the names, but not the folders, so there is no way of 
> distinguishing the two files. But is this the intended behaviour, or do 
> I miss something?

When you upload a notebook with a filename identical to one that
already exists in that directory, it simply overwrites the old
file in the directory the notebook server is serving. We should
warn users when this is going to be the case, I have opened an
issue to do just that. 


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Paul Ivanov

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