[Thunar-dev] multiple selection in icon view

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sun Apr 9 19:33:31 CEST 2006

Matt McClinch wrote:
> Exactly.  It's what I'm used to, and I'm not just talking about 
> Explorer.  I figured it was the accepted function of the control key, 
> and this change would make it more consistant both internally and 
> externally.  I'm not too concerned about suggestion #1; you must have 
> had a reason for deciding to do nothing if the item is already 
> selected.  If that's the way you want it, then so be it.  However, other 
> users will probably expect the same behaviour that I do.  Also, 
> following my advice on this point would make icon view more consistant 
> with detailed list view.  As a side note, in detailed list view, 
> Control+Shift+Click acts just like an unmodified click, which IMO is 
> less than ideal.  I don't know how much can be done about that; I know 
> GtkTreeView has its limitations.  Anyway, I'm not too concerned about it 
> -- just wanted to throw it out there.

I'm fine with the suggestion, just wanted to make sure, I got you right.

Do you want to provide a patch? (but please make sure to also include
the single-click-timeout case)

> Matt


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