# [texworks] UNC paths slow to work in Open dialog box

Stefan Löffler st.loeffler at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 20:56:57 CET 2011

```Hi,

On 2011-02-28 11:05, Paul A Norman wrote:
> I am finding UNC paths
>
>   \\OtherComputer\somewhere\LaTeXFiles
>
> Even to just to get to the point of listing directories and files,
> very slow to open under Tw 0.3 v729 Win Xp pro

I seem to remember that this has been pointed out before. Maybe if you
do a search of GC...?

It does appear to be a Qt issue, however, as we just use the QFile and
QFileInfo (or the standard dialogs) to access files, regardless where
they are or how they are accessed. So there's nothing I see ATM that we