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Christopher Gunawan
Christopher Gunawan
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Can a new template inherit from a template that is in a different directory?

I noticed in this lesson Kenneth created a new template course_detail.html and he extended layout.html. Layout.html is in a different templates folder than course_detail.html. In the settings.py, there is a block of code:

        'BACKEND': 'django.template.backends.django.DjangoTemplates',
        'DIRS': ['templates',],
        'APP_DIRS': True,
        'OPTIONS': {
            'context_processors': [

Is this possible because 'DIRS':['templates',],? If I named my templates folders differently, would the inheritance be possible if I did not specify it in DIRS?

Thanks in advance!