Re: [Nautilus-list] Re: GNOME user environment brainstorming

John Kodis <kodis jagunet com> writes:
> On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 03:48:04PM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > There's some possible confusion about shortcut buttons on panel vs. on
> > desktop, especially since panel icons require single-click, desktop
> > double-click.
> It's already possible to configure Nautilus to activate desktop icons
> on a single click.  I much prefer this because of its simplicity and
> because of its consistancy with panel icons, menu items, hyperlinks,
> and most everything else.
> Requiring a double click might be reasonable if there were some common
> action bound to a single click.  Lacking that, however, this default
> seems poorly choosen.

The rationale for double is presumably that you can select
icons. e.g. I can select an icon, then shift-select others and perform
some operation on them. Or I can select then hit the shortcut for
Rename. etc.


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