Thunar / libexo: detailed view
stephan at xfce.org
Mon Mar 3 15:16:56 CET 2008
On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 12:29 AM, Christian Dywan <christian at twotoasts.de> wrote:
> Am Sun, 2 Mar 2008 13:54:09 -0500
> schrieb Ori Bernstein <ori at eigenstate.org>:
> > On Sun, 2 Mar 2008 13:47:15 +0100, "Peter de Ridder" <peter at xfce.org>
> > said:
> > You forgot one idea =)
> > > Different ideas:
> > > 1. Specify a column as drag column, the other columns are used for
> > > rubber band
> > > 2. The part of a column that has the actual text rendered is the
> > > drag part of the row the empty parts is for rubber banding
> > > 3. Combination of both 1 and 2, only the rendered part of the drag
> > > column is for dragging
> > > 4. Leave it as it is and don't bother ;)
> > 5. Remove rubber band selection entirely, and use shift-click and
> > ctrl-click like any other tree view
> > > Pros / Cons:
> > > 1. If only one column is shown or all columns which are shown are
> > > used for dragging, we need to fall back to the current behavior or
> > > rubber banding isn't possible, this gives inconsistency.
> > > 2. With text of different lengths and not filling the column it is
> > > easy to click at the wrong location.
> > > 3. Combination of 1 and 2.
> > > 4. Lack of improvement.
> > 5. Pro: - Consistent with other tree views
> > - Easy to implement
> > - Simple, predictable behavior
> > Con: - No easy mouse-only way to select multiple files
> > Personally, I lean towards either 4 or 5 myself.
> While I do think this functionality belongs entirely into gtk+ as
> opposed to any application or library, leaving this out would be a very
> unpleasant step backwards in my opinion.
> I can live with 4 in the worst case, but if you remove it entirely I
> will cry badly and you don't want that, do you? ;)
Well, concidering the fact you live in Germany... I doubt he'll hear
you loud enough to be bothered by that ^_~.
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