User interface for the new file manager
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Mar 22 09:57:14 CET 2005
Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> Will Thunar be able to complete directories/filenames (nearly
> automatically) when you enter
> them in the input field? In the shell (bash, sh, ...) this usually works
> by typing <TAB>. This
> would be a great help as entering and searching a directory/file was
> much faster, then.
> Alternatively, providing an autocompletion feature like it is used in
> most common webbrowsers
> would be great Example: When you enter the first letters of a website
> you normally get the part
> of the history which matches your input in a dropdown list. A history in
> this case is not needed
> but displaying all direct parent "children" would be great.
> In most cases I prefer shell-like browsing combined with a filesystem
> tree, like
> - but with a detailled list
> with information instead if large icons.
Yes, it'll support autocompletion of paths, most probably similar to
what GtkFileChooser does (to try it, open up the file chooser, hit
Ctrl+L and start to type a path).
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