Re: Gnome 2.6: What were you thinking?

On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 13:15, Thorsten Wilms wrote:
> On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 12:55:35PM +0100, jamie wrote:
> > My only gripe with the spatial mode is why doesn't the default left
> > click open stuff in the same window instead of popping up a new one? I
> > dont know about most people but 90% of the time I dont want things
> > opening up in a separate window so shouldn't the default left click
> > represent this the most commonly needed functionality? 
> I don't know if it was a reason, but it should have been:
> Unifiying desktop and filemanager. Clicking on an icon on the desktop 
> opens a new window. Same should happen in folder windows!

Thats okay but I'm referring to drilling down folders in already open
windows - the top level windows can still be separate windows from
separate icons on the desktop

> > I would like to see Nautilus behave in a similar way to tabbed browsers
> > so what do people think about having a tabbed nautilus to reduce window
> > clutter? (you would then have left click to open in the same tab/window,
> > middle click to open in a new tab and right click to select "open in new
> > window" from the drop down menu) 
> Too many options (IMHO). And DnD doesn't work nicely with tabbing.

It does if you can drag the tab out to form a new window and then do DnD
(like Gedit does with multiple tabs)

> And I would rather like to see tabbing implemented on WM level, 
> than having it added to yet another app.

That might be problematic unless adopts that.


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