Note, that auto-refresh is a feature that should be enabled for a specific domain. By default it is disabled. If you have not set any watcher before, please, read the article about enabling auto-refresh .

If you have set up Auto-refresh for a domain (e.g. localhost) and it is not working, there are the couple of things you should check:

Auto-refresh may be disabled
  1. Go to blisk://setup or click Blisk setup button button (located to the right from the address bar)
  2. Click Auto-refresh from the menu
  3. Check if localhost is in the list of domains for auto refreshing.
  4. Check if Auto-refresh for localhost is enabled.

Note, that localhost domain is used as example. You can use any domain you want.

Auto-refresh may be enabled for active tab only

In this case, Blisk will refresh the localhost only if the current tab with localhost is opened. To check this:

  1. Open localhost
  2. Click Auto-refresh button Auto-refresh button (located to the right from the address bar)
  3. Click Edit button for localhost from the list
  4. Check the section Blisk will refresh
  5. Check if Auto-refresh for localhost is enabled.

If you want Blisk to refresh all tabs with localhost (even not from active tab) - select All opened tabs. Otherwise, Blisk will refresh localhost it is opened in current tab.

Note, that localhost domain is used as example. You can use any domain you want.

Auto-refresh may watch for wrong file formats

Make sure that the format of a file you are updating is in the list of formats for watching.

  1. Open localhost
  2. Click Auto-refresh button Auto-refresh button (located to the right from the address bar)
  3. Check the section Watch file formats
  4. Check if the file format you are updating is in the list

Note, that localhost domain is used as example. You can use any domain you want.

Auto-refresh may watch the wrong folder

Make sure that auto-refresh is watching the folder with the file you are updating.

  1. Open localhost
  2. Click Auto-refresh button Auto-refresh button (located to the right from the address bar)
  3. Check if the list of folders
  4. Verify that the file you are updating is in the folder from the list

Note, that localhost domain is used as example. You can use any domain you want.

Note, we recommend to select a folder of the lowest level for watching. Watching a folder with many subfolders and files may affect the CPU load.

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