Loading a state file via Recent Files menu does not offer a "fix paths" dialog.
Hello, dear developers.
Simple test: open a PNG file, save state, detach from server (or restart ParaView), use File->Recent Files->YourSavedState - no "Load State Options" Dialog.
Use File->Load State..., choose saved test state, dialog is offered.
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