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[Bug] Documents app does not show all documents

asked 2014-03-18 10:11:54 +0300

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updated 2016-10-05 18:50:07 +0300

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I have copied over some pdf files to the Documents folder using scp. However, the Documents app does not show all the documents. Rebooting does not seem to help either, but sometimes the reboot changes which documents are shown, but the list is never complete and there seems to be no consistency in which documents are shown.

This bug is still present in

Edit: Actually I now noticed that the list remains the same after rebooting. The two items are the last two items, alphabetically. I also noticed that one of the documents missing had parentheses in the name, so I renamed the file to remove the parentheses and rebooted. However, this did not change anything.

UPDATE again..

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same issue for me

michdeskunk ( 2014-04-16 12:40:11 +0300 )edit

On, I have two .doc and one .pdf in the Documents folder. Of these, only the PDF is shown in the app. If I try to open the docs from the file manager, the Documents app crashes.

dyraig ( 2015-04-05 15:26:32 +0300 )edit

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answered 2016-09-12 13:36:51 +0300

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updated 2016-09-14 11:09:21 +0300

This has begun to happen also in I can read every type of file, every format, but ONLY PDFs are shown.

Is there any solution? Any way to reset Documents cache or settings?

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Cannot confirm. I have just done a fresh install of Documents on Jolla and sent a .PDF and a .DOCX file, both displaying and are readable (SFOS

Edz ( 2016-09-12 14:55:10 +0300 )edit

It didn't show txt files for me, I would have tried if it can open them now.

goldenm ( 2016-09-12 17:36:15 +0300 )edit

@Markkyboy I can open/read all types of files, but only PDF are shown in the list.. What ever directory they (other types) are in! :(

palikao ( 2016-09-13 00:36:57 +0300 )edit

@goldenm TXT files are opened by Notes app, on my J1

palikao ( 2016-09-14 11:11:22 +0300 )edit

I have a txt file in the Documents dir but it doesn't appear in the Documents app.

DaveRo ( 2016-09-16 22:49:22 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-03-18 11:00:57 +0300

Did you try 'touch' in the shell? I had the same problem with videos and that helped, IIRC

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Tried that now, but I'm afraid it didn't help... Currently it only shows two out of ten pdfs.

Lxt ( 2014-03-18 11:08:34 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-04-16 12:41:33 +0300

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I have noticed that pdf documents aren't all shown! and in gallery you can see only mp4 videos... 3gp, avi, mpeg ecc aren't shown!

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answered 2015-07-16 16:15:31 +0300

Is this a permission issue?

Below may help?

chmod 777 <filename>
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No, same permissions for all type of files..

palikao ( 2016-09-16 03:15:48 +0300 )edit
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