Re: Copy full filename to command line (Ctrl-F) patch

On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 12:58:49AM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Walery Studennikov wrote:
> > Here is slightly purified and adapted to CVS version of MC patch
> > from Max Schedriviy.
> >
> > It allows to copy full filename (with path) by pressing Ctrl-F.
> > It is certainly more quick and convenient than using Alt-A + Ctrl-Enter.
> Please always comment the code if you are sending the patch.  Don't expect
> everybody to understand it.
> Few questions/remarks:
> Why are you using copy_full_prog_name() in two places - once in the table
> and then by calling it explicitly?  Cannot we just do it is one place?  If
> not, then I would like to fix the existing code first.

> Why is copy_full_prog_name() global?  It should be static.  It's
> nitpicking, but when I analyze an impact of a change in a global function
> I have to scan the whole project for possible calls.

Yes, it should be static.
The new version of patch is attached.

> MC traditionally has symmetric shortcuts for the current and the other
> panel, like "Atl-a" and "Alt-A" and even "Ctrl-x r" and "Ctrl-x Ctrl-r"
> (I've never used the later - copy readlink from the other panel).  There
> is no shortcut to copy the filename on the other panel.  Shouldn't we have
> counterparts for Ctrl-Enter and the proposed Ctrl-F to work with the other
> panel?

IMHO commands for other panel is not so useful.
> Where does Ctrl-F come from?  It's better that every shortcut is already
> used somewhere, so that at least some people don't have to re-learn.

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