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

Ori Bernstein rand_chars at rogers.com
Fri Jun 30 03:27:22 CEST 2006

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.

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