Re: [PATCH] Add Pathbar to Nautilus Browser

On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 13:18 +0100, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-07-07 at 20:03 +0100, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> > 
> >>Alexander Larsson wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>First a bit on the general UI. I don't want to have the pathbar in
> >>>addition to the location bar, I want it to replace the location bar. For
> >>>a long time a major goal of nautilus has been to avoid displaying
> >>>pathnames (as in absolute pathnames or uris) in the UI. Going from
> >>>location bar will help with this. It will also help us look less like a
> >>>web browser, which is nice, as that can confuse people at times.
> >>>
> >>>Of course, we can't totally remove the location bar, as its needed for
> >>>typing in addresses, and some people still might want it. What we'll do
> >>>is put the path bar and the location bar in the same place, but only
> >>>show one at a time. Normally we show the pathbar, but on "go ->
> >>>Location" in the menu (or ctrl+l) we temporarily show the location bar,
> >>>similarly to how this is handled when the location bar is not visible.
> >>
> >>
> >>okay done.
> > 
> > 
> > This wasn't really what I meant. I changed it to how i think it should
> > be and commited.
> must say I prefer the path bar to the left of the sidebar but at least 
> its in - thanks for that.

I don't understand why you would like the toolbar beside the sidebar,
that is very unusual. Not at all the typical app layout. It only causes
the pathbar to get less horizontal space (which it needs) and the only
advantage from that is that the sidebar gets an extra row.

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