Re: [PATCH] - New sidepanel plug-in for Gtk bookmarks and places

On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 02:49 +0200, Raphael Bosshard wrote:
> >On Thu, 2005-06-30 at 14:09 +0200, Jakub Steiner wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2005-06-28 at 15:21 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> >
> >> I would also suggest replacing the URI bar with the button structure as
> >> featured in the file dialog. 
> >
> >The path bar is pretty cool. There is one problem with it though, its
> >very hard to type in a location (as this opens a new window), which is
> >actually pretty common. This is a common complaint about the Gtk+
> >filechooser.
> >
> >If we go for a pathbar in Nautilus we really have to solve the input-uri
> >thing better than the filechooser.
> >
> I wrote a patch for gThumb yesterday, replacing the location entry with
> a pathbar. (It's a mit whacky, so I'll probably rewrite it). Maybe
> "replace" is the wrong word for the location entry is just hidden by 
> default. Hitting ctrl+L will hide the pathbar and unhide the location 
> entry, after pressing enter or tab the location entry is hidden again and
> the pathbar re-appears.
> Maybe that would be a solution for Nautilus? In this case I'd suggest to
> make it sensible to / also, just like the file selector.

Yeah, I think this is the best aproach. Its actually somewhat similar to
how ctrl+l works in nautilus if the location bar is already hidden.

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