[Thunar-dev] Selecting files in single click mode
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sun Feb 26 23:22:51 CET 2006
> Sat, 25 Feb 2006 18:59:49 +0200 - Mikko Linnalo <mlinnalo at gmail.com> :
>>On Sat, 2006-02-25 at 17:04 +0100, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>>>Hm, this makes the icon view somewhat tricky to use in single
>>>click mode. It's too easy to accidently select a file now.
>>If you're referring to functionality from the patch, I don't see the
>>harm in accidental selection of a file (does not happen that easily
>>anyway IMHO). That's how it works in all single click apps I've
>>seen, people are used to it.
> I have never seen such single click behavior (at least under Linux,
> but since I have used Windows maybe 4 or 5 days in the past years...),
> but I really like it as it is quite usefull : in single click mode,
> there is now (r20095) a way to see the size of a file by hovering it.
> Without this behavior, one has to right click (in single click mode)
> to get the size in properties dialog (ok, it is also possible to
> click and drag the cursor to select the file with a selection
> rectangle, but this is is even less efficient).
You can also Ctrl+Click to select a file.
The implementation was kinda broken, I reverted it for now (see other
thread). I'll see to it later.
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