Re: display full path in spatial nautilus

On Mon, 2003-11-17 at 19:41, David Adam Bordoley wrote:

> Perhaps although for most folders I find that I don't have a problem with 
> file names being cut off. The bigger problem I have is that every gedit 
> window is called /home when I'm more interested in the fact that the file is 
> open-applet.c etc. 

Right, and with my suggestion you could just have the filename in the
window list, while the titlebar still showed the full pathname if need

> using the full path leads to more confusion than gain. We lose a major 
> benefit of the spatial browser, mainly by adding more conginitive load to 
> interpret wtf /home/dave/folder1/documents means. 

Oh I dunno, shouldn't part of the point of a spatial browser that you
can always tell where in your folder space you happen to be?  :)  

(Yes, yes, I know that's not really why it's called a spatial


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