Slight Recent Change in File Choice Dialogs in Xfce 4.8

Gilbert Sullivan whirly.gig at
Tue Nov 8 23:49:55 CET 2011

On 11/08/2011 05:25 PM, Christian Dywan wrote:
> Am Di 08 Nov 2011 23:10:57 CET schrieb kenneth marken:
>> On 08. nov. 2011 22:58, Gilbert Sullivan wrote:
>>> Is there a way to turn off the presentation of these two items (Search,
>>> Recently Used) in these dialogs -- or, alternatively, to simply cause
>>> the focus of the chooser to be at the home user directory location? I've
>>> been looking in Thunar settings and in the configuration files for
>>> various parts of Xfce, but haven't come across anything at all that
>>> seems to apply.
>> That dialog is from GTK i think, not Xfce.
> Indeed. And it's worth noting this is a GTK+3-specific change.
> Pressing Left+Down still gets you to your Home.
> I suggest filing a bug on under GTK+ and discussing
> it upstream.

Thank you for that information, Christian. Don't know why I didn't think
to just try the left arrow key.

I'll look into filing a bug as you suggested. I'm guessing this is more
along the lines of "wishlist" type bug than a real bug.


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