[Thunar-dev] Rename looks a bit weird

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Fri Sep 2 23:35:46 CEST 2005

Jeff Franks wrote:
>>Uhm, I have only checked nautilus here, and they do it manually using
>>PangoLayout directly.
> I did notice that. Does it really matter though. Renaming is not 
> something one does all the time... so displaying a GtkTextView widget 
> shouldn't produce any significant overhead.

I'll look into this. But what other file manager did you check that uses
a GtkTextView?

> Another thing I hate. Konqueror displays its filenames in the icon view 
> with ellipsized text. This is so annoying because to read long file 
> names you have to switch to the list view. Especially when you have 
> several file names beginning with the same characters.

Jup, that's why we don't ellipsize file names.

> Jeff.


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