BUG: files in HTML Diff Report's subdir are unclickable

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David B. Trout
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BUG: files in HTML Diff Report's subdir are unclickable

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Application: ExamDiff Pro
Version: 12.0
Build: 12.0.1.3 (64-bit), 7/14/2021 5:54:43 PM (UTC)
Registered to: David Trout
Date of purchase: September 11, 2018
Edition: Master
Number of seats: 1
Free upgrades until: September 11, 2023

Directories --> Report --> Save HTML Diff Report, Include file diffs = Yes

All the different files (and directories) in the main directory that are different are correctly listed and each one is "clickable" (is a hyperlink) that when clicked will show you the differences for that file/directory, but when the link for a subdirectory that is different is clicked, none of the files listed in the resulting list of files that are different for that (sub)directory are "clickable"! (i.e. they are just LISTED but none of them are hyperlinks)

Thus there is no way to view (to "see") the differences for those files that are listed as being different in that (sub)directory!

Attached is the simplest reproducible case I could devise: two directories: "aaa" and "bbb". Within each are three tiny one-line text files, only one of which is different from the other. Also within each directory is a sub-directory, also containing 3 more very tiny files, again, only one of which is different from the other.

After creating the HTML Diff Report, you can open the main .htm file and see the list of different files. (There should only be one file in the list.) You can then click on the file that is listed to view the differences.

So far so good!

BUT... Also listed in the primary report is the subdirectory as well (since it's "different" too!). When you click on that listed subdirectory (which IS correctly clickable), you are then presented with a new .htm display of all of the files that are different in THAT (sub)directory.

Again, so far so good! Right?

WRONG!

NONE of the files listed in this subdirectory report are clickable! You cannot view the differences for any of the files listed as being different in that (sub)directory! Oops! :shock:
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Re: BUG: files in HTML Diff Report's subdir are unclickable

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Thank you for your detailed report. The fix will appear in the next build of 12.0.
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Re: BUG: files in HTML Diff Report's subdir are unclickable

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psguru wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:15 am Thank you for your detailed report. The fix will appear in the next build of 12.0.
Confirmed! Thank you! :D
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