Re: [PATCH] Allow to use move/copy/link operations on open folder (was: Re: [Usability] Interacting with open folders)

This is really, really cool, and would solve one of spatial nautilus's
major gripes : in spatial mode, the window is supposed to be the
folder, however there's no way to interact with this particular
This would solve bug #40218 and bug #129421.

If right-clicking on this button could display the folder's context
menu, it would solve in addition bug #126561 and bug #145400.


On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 20:11:19 +0100, Christian Neumair
<chris gnome-de org> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 10.02.2005, 18:40 +0000 schrieb John Spray:
> > On Thu, 2005-02-10 at 18:09 +0100, Maurizio Colucci wrote:
> > > > b Use menu in statusbar on the left as drag handle
> > >
> > > not discoverable.
> > I think that this is arguably as discoverable as dragging any file in
> > the window: when not expanded the bottom-left menu is just a folder icon
> > with the name next to it.  I say this because I attempted to 'discover'
> > precisely this feature when it wasn't there: I tried dragging that menu
> > and was disappointed when it didn't do anything.
> After applying this patch, you should be able to drag any focused
> folder's spatial window through it's location button located on the
> bottom left of the window. It will allow you to move, copy or link the
> dragged folder to any other folder, including the trash.
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> Christian Neumair <chris gnome-de org>
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