Re: RFC: On-line Content Filtering of directories

Dnia 27-04-2005, śro o godzinie 15:04 +0200, Nelson napisał(a):
> On Wed, April 27, 2005 1:33 pm, Alexander Larsson said:
> > * Sometimes you might not see the whole window, or just not look at the
> > bottom. Maybe we could figure out some other (additional) way to say
> > that this is a filtered view that is visible in the whole window, or at
> > least in more places. Maybe we can use colors? background color? some
> > sort of border around the view? different window title?
> > * The status bar should perhaps say something like "3 items (of 28)" to
> > make it obvious the count is of the filtered items
> >
>  To avoid this issues, and as someone already commented, what about if we
> instead of disappear unmatched files, we do bring to first positions the
> matched files, and select them in order to have a visually contrast with
> the rest of files, then there's no a special *filtering mode* that we
> have to explain and notice to the user... we only have automate the user
> manual task of "move somefiles together and select them".

I don't think it's feasible:

1) How do we know where matching files end and not matching ones begin?
The exact reason to filter is to separate ones from others...

2) What happens if user unselects?


Maciej Katafiasz <ml mathrick org>

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