[Thunar-dev] Some ideas :)
mike.massonnet at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 19:26:34 CET 2007
On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 05:18:55PM +0100, "François K." wrote:
> Hi :)
> Mike Massonnet a écrit :
> > On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 12:29:21AM +0100, daitheflu at free.fr wrote:
> >> Now you have either to learn a shortcut, type it and then type the path (the
> >> VERY good thing is the auto-completition thing).
> >> My idea is to have something similar to the Ctrl+L shortcut in the location bar
> >> where words would be clickable :)
> > You can switch to the location bar in this case. Shortcuts will still
> > remain the sames, but you will be able to triple click the address bar
> > and type whatever location you had like to go.
> Dude, I know shortcuts, but shortcuts ARE NOT user-friendly. Do you
> really think that someone who is discovering XFCE and Thunar is going to
> read the whole doc and learn every shortcut ? I'm just trying to make it
> as easy as possible :)
The shortcuts are written beneath the menu items.
> If we want to make people use anything else than M$, we have to make it
> at least as easy to use (I mean, for *everyone*), and not only for
> computer addicts ;)
Sounds like Firefox copying over Internet Explorer, I don't think it is
the best choice... Yes, they copied the shortcuts and a lot of habits
> > I'm pretty sure that he's trying to say that a hybrid location
> > selector would be a really cool feature. I fully agree...
> You got it ;) That's what I'm trying to say !
I did understand, you have the UP button for this, or the bookmark pane,
whatever their stuff should do.
> As I said, this is not the first thing I'm looking for. But it can also
> be a very good thing. It's very useful, just give it a try if you have
> the opportunity (I won't say chance ;o) ) to use Vista someday.
You must be kidding? If you are serious let me know it and I will
present you my favourite program, it's called /usr/bin/footinyourass.
> Cheers, and thanks for reading and taking time thinking about those
> small ideas :)
> - Fr.
I will stop there since this post requires people with Vista skills.
Mike (m8t) Massonnet http://massonnet.org/ __oo
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