[Thunar-dev] Middle click drag to move files

Anders Conbere aconbere at gmail.com
Tue Apr 25 19:21:42 CEST 2006

Ooop, shift drag will work just fine for me.  Thanks :)

~ Anders

On Tue, 2006-25-04 at 19:20 +0200, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> anders conbere wrote:
> > Something I've always appreciated about Rox was the simplicity by which you
> > could preform basic file management tasks.  In many ways Thunar has done a
> > great job of achieving these same ends.
> > 
> > Something I've somewhat been bothered by however is the difficulty in moving
> > files.  Which as far as I can tell one can only do by cutting and pasting
> > the files from one folder to the next.
> > 
> > In Rox I would use the middle click and drag function to move my files from
> > folder to folder.  This coupled with the folders springing open meant I
> > could do most of my file management without ever opening a context menu.
> > I'm not sure if this has been suggested yet or thought about, but I haven't
> > seen it float by the mailing list.
> > 
> > Anyways thanks for all the hard work.
> Thunar provides the standard GTK mechanims for DnD move, holding down
> Shift while moving the files. In addition, you can also use the windows
> explorer like right-click drag to open the context menu on the drag target.
> >  ~Anders
> Benedikt
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