Re: [Nautilus-list] File Properties

Adam Zolkover wrote:
> I am not a programmer, so I don't know how much I can do about this, but
> I had a suggestion for a better way to handle file properties.  First of
> all, there should be a permissions tab in the properties window that
> allows the user to change file permissions like they could in GMC.

You know thats exaclty what is available in Nautilus right now, right ?

> Additionally, though, what if there was an option for a "Properties"
> sidebar panel.  The panel would have all of the functionality of the
> properties window (including file permissions), and it would allow the
> manipulation of properties for whatever file was highlighted at the
> time.  If no file was highlighted, then it would show the properties of
> the current directory.  I don't know.  Just a thought.  I was using
> nautilus today and it occured to me just how much more convenient
> manipulating file properties would be if there were a panel, so I
> thought that I'd pass it along.
> Thanks.
> Adam.

I think if well implemented, this feature would be definately be an
advanced feature.  It might be useful for really advanced users that
need to manipulate file permissions of many files at once.


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