Re: Selecting files through the location bar
- From: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- To: Raphael Bosshard <whistler fnord ch>
- Cc: nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Selecting files through the location bar
- Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 09:02:03 -0500 (EST)
On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, Raphael Bosshard wrote:
> Hi there!
> Before I enter a feature-request into Bugzilla, I wanted to hear your
> oppinions about the following "productivity enhancement" feature.
> Midnight Commander allows the user selecting files through expressions,
> a similar mechanism does not exist in nautilus. As far as I know.
> What about using the location bar as a filter?
> I propose either:
> - select the matching files
> - display only matching files. This would also allow muli-directory
> statements like /home/*/*.mp3 (regex may be to compex)
> What do you think?
While this would be nice it also affects the semantics of typed uris a
lot. Files may contain "*" in the name for instance. These would then need
to be escaped by the user etc. "*" and other globs may also have specific
meanings in other uri-schemes than file:.
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