Re: Temporarily open folders on drag-and-drop


On Sat, 2005-12-31 at 15:59 +0100, Xavier Claessens wrote:
> Le samedi 31 d�mbre 2005 �5:39 +0100, Kristoffer Lund�a �it :
> > So, I've often of late come to think that it would be excellent if
> > hovering over the folder let me access the subfolders too. Simplest
> > case would of course be to actually open the folders after a little
> > hovering. Spatial Nautilus in list mode does this but that is a
> > special case as it doesn't open tons of windows. And what do we do
> > with those windows afterwards? Close or leave? More importantly, I'd
> > really like for this to work on the desktop, which I don't want to run
> > in list mode even if it is possible (is it? =).
> Seems a good idea to me. When I drag a file over a folder and wait a few
> seconds (or less) the folder should open in the same windows (browser
> mode, don't like spacial mode). And if we are not in a nautilus windows
> (desktop) a window should popup.

This would most likely infringe Apple's patented "spring folder"
technology, so the most likely answer is: no, this can't be done.


Emmanuele Bassi - <ebassi gmail com>

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