Re: [PATCH] Change list-view rename-behaviour

On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Darryl Rees wrote:

> While I can see both points of view on this, just add 2c worth:
> 1) right-click menu option selection is extremely fatiguing to do 
> several times in a row (find yourself falling back to shell to do lots 
> of renaming? of course you do...), especially if you then need to click 
> 2 or 3 times with left mousebutton to overwrite the filename.
> 2) windows, afai remember has both options. (hope i got that right). 
> seems like basically nobody uses the right-click option. there must be a 
> reason for this (discoverability? the aforementioned fatique factor?).
> Personally I really like the double-click rename, wish it were available 
> under both views, even though i can see the 'theoretical' pitfalls.
> Maybe there is some other way? Keyboard shortcut? (would be less 
> fatiguing, but harder to discover...) Other? (Crack idea, imagine 
> selecting a whole directory, clicking 'rename' and being able to tab or 
> arrow up/down between files to be renamed...).

The keyboard shortcut (F2) is listed in the menu, so it's not that hard to 

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