[Thunar-dev] user interface ideas

DINH Viêt Hoà dinh.viet.hoa at free.fr
Sun Jul 23 15:46:20 CEST 2006

Benedikt Meurer wrote :

> I guess you're talking about typeahead in GtkTreeView and ExoIconView.
> That's a different approach. Filtering would show only the matching
> files/folders.

I find this typeahead unuseable ...
and filtering could match some words in the middle of the name.

> >>2 - Sorting of filenames could be also improved if they were sorted  
> >>non-case sensitively.
> > 
> > Yes!  I very much agree with this - it's the main reason I used Rox for 
> > so long.  People don't remember the exact filename and often don't 
> > remember the case of the first letter.
> As said, there's MiscCaseSensitive. I could probably change the  
> default
> to FALSE. Dunno.

I guess that could be interesting.

> > I'd quite like it to be easier to change between the Location Selector 
> > between the pathbar and toolbar styles - perhaps if you roll the 
> > mouse-wheel over it then it switches between being a pathbar and a 
> > toolbar.  This is useful when you want to copy and paste the path of the 
> > directory you are in.
> Well, Ctrl+L will always focus the location selector (pops up a dialog
> in pathbar mode).

maybe in pathbar mode, it could switch temporarly to location selector  
so that it won't raise a dialog box.

DINH V. Hoa,

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