User interface for the new file manager

Sami Samhuri sami at
Tue Mar 22 11:47:58 CET 2005

* On Tue Mar-22-2005 at 09:57:14 AM +0100, Benedikt Meurer said:
> Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> >Hi.
> >
> >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
> 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).

Doesn't complete on TAB unfortunately, but it is a nice feature I was not aware
of. I think a combination of both (as firefox does) would be excellent.

Sami Samhuri
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <>

More information about the Xfce4-dev mailing list