[Thunar-dev] multiple selection in icon view

Matt McClinch mattmcclinch at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 17:04:20 CEST 2006

Benedikt Meurer wrote:

>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)
Here you go.  I tested it in both single click mode and double click 
mode, and it works the same way in each.  I didn't add any code for the 
single-click-timeout case, because I wouldn't know how to test it (or 
where to add it, for that matter).  Is it a hidden option or something?

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