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I have used following command to restrict edits to a file:

attrib +r C:\temp\attributes.txt

Whenever I try to edit and save them, I am prompted with 'Save As' dialog which has 'C:\temp' as default location. Is there any way for 'Save As' dialog box to always go to default folder of my choice which is 'D:\project' ?

Any suggestions would be appreciative.

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I would suggest you use autohotkey. you can create a script like this:

loop{
; wait until the Save As dialog appears
WinWaitActive,Save As
; jump to the target dir
send D:\project{enter}
; wait until the Save As dialog gone
WinWaitNotActive,Save As
}

so when the save as diagol pops up, autohotkey will automatically switch dir for you.

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Thanks. I am beginner with DOS and never heard of autohotkey. How do you suggest I should run above script? –  Ibe Mar 4 at 6:50
    
google autohotkey. autohotkey is an open source software for windows automation. –  David Dai Mar 4 at 7:11
    
The only problem with this ahk is that whatever file I am closing is leading me to default set for only one program. I want 'D:\project' to be used for only one program. –  Ibe Mar 6 at 7:38

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