Just to says that in my mind "path1224.png" and "./path1224.png" should do the same thing (in GUI): export in the document svg directory.
We should use the home directory only when the document has never been saved.

ps: I just noticed something, if you select an object and launch export dialog, the editbox shows the full path, click anywhere to unselect, reselect yout path and the editbox shows the relative path.
2009/8/20 bulia byak <buliabyak@gmail.com>
On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Tavmjong Bah<tavmjong@free.fr> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
>        Prior to recent changes if one exported a PNG without specifying a path
> it would be saved in the same directory as the SVG. Now it gets saved in
> the home directory (in Linux).

I did it mostly for command line export. However I'm still undecided
about whether we should use it for Export dialog. Is your complaint
about the dialog?  I can re-add relativization from document directory
to its filename field too.

Note that this is in any case new behavior in 0.47, the 0.46 always
interpreted rel paths from current dir, not document dir.

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