The file browser
edscott wilson garcia
edscott at xfce.org
Mon Jan 26 15:59:22 CET 2004
On Sun, 2004-01-25 at 12:23, Robert Serphillips wrote:
> I do use xffm a bit, but I find that having the 2 panes not work
> independently is not very intuitive. In most other 2 pane file managers
> you can navigate to the source on one pane and the dest on the other and
> then cp/mv/drag etc. In xffm changing the location in one pane updates
> the other one. I was unable to find a way to change this behavior.
Yeah, it is a bit confusing if you are not familiar with the GtkTreeView
widget, but it allows for leaner operation (there is only one treeview
> I really like the way xffm parses mime types. I find it easier than any
> other fm. I also like how easy it is to change themes, and layout, etc
> The shortcut for using the goto location pane is ALT+End. This is very
> close to the shortcut for removing a desktop ALT+Delete. I constantly
> find myself hitting the wrong key and removing my desktops. Can this be
Sure it can. What do you suggest to use as keybinding?
> Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> >On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 19:19, Robert Serphillips wrote:
> >>Any chance you could add a tree view ala windows explorer or Nautilus?
> >>Maybe it could be a configurable feature that can be disabled for people
> >>who don't like that sort of thing.
> >Then why not using xffm ?
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