[Thunar-dev] Feature request (let's search more quickilytickily)

Aaron Fineman aaronf0 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 1 01:07:19 CEST 2006

On 6/29/06, Ori Bernstein <rand_chars at rogers.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Jun 2006 23:43:06 +0200, Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com> said:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm wondering if it would be possible to select multiple files with the
> > little text-entry which appears when hitting ctrl-f or start typing
> > letters.
> >
> > My idea is the next: use simple regexp matches, e.g. *.ogg, to select
> > files.  I know there is already this function with ctrl-s ("Select by
> > matches" IIR) but it should be more common to make use of this feature
> > with the little entry.
> Unless the API changed, or I'm remembering wrong, you can't select multiple
> files. However, allowing regexes for the match should be very possible, I
> think, and would definitely be awesome. I always find myself pissed off at how
> few apps let me use regexes for searches.

multiple file selections with ctrl click if i remember write. i dont
know if the api allows plugins to do it though. i would assume that
would be an easy patch, but who knows?

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