Link to Windows directory crashes

Steps to reproduce

Starting from scratch, what are the steps to make the bug happen? The fewer the steps, the better.

  1. enter a link: [:file_folder:Files](C:\Users\seidl\Gutachten\Tagungen)
  2. click this link

Expected result

What do you expect to see after carrying out the steps above?

The target directory opens in a new windos of Windows file explorer. This desired behavior worked throughout the last year until the last update (a week ago or so).

Actual result

Instead of the expected result, what happened?

Windows alerts a Java error, see screenshot:


Which operating system are you using?
Which browser are you using?
If you’re using a desktop or mobile app, what’s the version number of Dynalist?
Are you using any third-party scripts for Dynalist, e.g. PowerPack?

Dynalist Windows App 1.5.0 (upated last week)
No additional scripts

Additional information

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(screenshot see above)

Additional comments

Linking to Files, Folders, Mails, etc. is an important feature for me that allows me to configure Dynalist as my control center.

Additional Issue: Links including a whitespace didn’t cause problems either in former versions; that seems to have changed as well: [:e-mail:Outlook](outlook:// Muenchen)

Maybe the devs need to change openItem to openPath in electron 10 but idk just a guess

Good catch!

Hi Dynalist, is it enough to reload the window, or do I have to reinstall the app? (when will the fix be available?)

I think the fix isn’t live yet, but it’ll be up in the next update, sorry about that!

Hi Shida, any news on that? — In the meantime I got a new PC (Windows 10/11), and my fallback to use the previous app does not work any longer, so I’d appreciate if you made the update available! — Best regards, Thomas.

Hi Shida, my Windows app just got updated to version 1.5.1 today, and I see the bug is fixed now. Thanks a lot, I am really excited about that and appreciate it. A friendly hello to the involved developers! Best regards - Thomas.

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