Re: File selection dialog
- From: Ben FrantzDale <bfrantzdale thuban ac hmc edu>
- To: Marius Andreiana <mandreiana rdsnet ro>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: File selection dialog
- Date: 05 Jan 2001 17:54:05 -0500
On 05 Jan 2001 20:27:48 +0200, Marius Andreiana wrote:
> I have some ideas about improving the gnome file selection dialog.
> A lot of gnome programs have bad file selection dialogs; thinks that
> don't work:
You can actually do most of these things already using the tab key.
However, my understanding is that the current dialog will be rewritten
with a Nautilus component.
> * when entering a directory by hand it doesn't change to that directory,
> instead says
> it can't open file
> * every time it opens it is in the current directory, instead of the
> last one it used
> (by open/save, doesn't matter)
> * some remember the last directory, but only until restarted
> * allow for filtering (*.html)
just hit tab.
> * a button for refresh listing
> What if the default gnome file selection dialog provides these ? The
> problem is
> about remembering directory for each application; try writing in the
> conf file
> for that application (~/.gnome/file) an entry
> file_selection_dialog_directory ?
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