Re: [Nautilus-list] Re: Moving and copying files

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Josh Barrow <linuxfan ionet net> writes:
> > Maciej,
> >
> > I have an idea for how to move and copy files,  we could have a metaview
> > would be just a blank box that you could drag files into, if you alt-drag,
> > it could be a copy, if you regular drag, it would be a move.  When you drag
> > the file there, it would actually be moved to /tmp, or whatever.  Then you
> > could navigate to the location that you wanted to move the file, and drag
> > it out of there to the final destination.
> >
> > I tried to post this to the list, but I don't think that it worked.

I think discussion about such an issue fit better in the gnome-gui list.

Btw, this idea is old, implemented in NextStep's file manager where it is
called the "shelf". My personal opinion is that a shelf should be omnipresent
(i.e. on all workspaces at once) and therefore does not belong in a file

/ Johan
  -- johan tiq com -- --

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