[Thunar-dev] sort files by extension in Thunar?

Michal Kaut michalkaut at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 09:17:31 CET 2010



On 12/11/10 14:13, Nick Schermer wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Michal Kaut<michalkaut at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> (The optimal thing, as far as I can tell, would be to have custom columns in
>> Thunar. In this way, one could have (and be able to sort by) not only
>> extension, but also ID3 tags for music and EXIF data for pictures .. but
>> that is probably too much to ask for?)
> I have this problem too from time to time, so I agree it's definitely
> worth improving. For extensions this is quite easy (although we are in
> feature freeze, so it won't land for Xfce 4.8 / Thunar 1.2).
> EXIF/ID3 would be an extension point (we don't want to depend on too
> much libraries for various reasons), which is obviously a bit harder.
> Anyway, I'll create bugs for this, because it is important and since
> the focus for 1.4 is more on improving features (1.2 was all about the
> thunar-vfs ->  gio migration), there is a good change this will be
> fixed.
> Nick
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