Re: Spring Loaded Folders Reloaded

On Sat, 1 Mar 2003, Darryl Rees wrote:

> Another alternative idea. Press a particular hotkey at any time (not 
> necessarily while dragging and dropping) while hovering over a folder to 
> create a temporary window with the contents of the folder. You could 
> also use this to open a file down a deep heirarchy without moving the 
> nautilus 'current directory'...
> This would be unrelated to dragging and dropping (although usable in 
> that case, of course), and so close to zillions of other old ui 
> techniques there couldn't possibly be a patent on it :-)
> Just an idea.

This might be viable. On mac you can actually use space to bring up a 
spring-loaded folder faster, but I don't think keys are mentioned in the 

I need to study this a bit more.

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