Re: [PATCH] to add Clear Selection option

On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 21:18 +0200, Christian Neumair wrote:
> Am Montag, den 11.07.2005, 19:17 +0200 schrieb Rodrigo Moya:
> > Hi
> > 
> > The only way to clear the selection is by either selecting a pattern
> > with no matches, or clicking to an empty space, which does not work in
> > list view if there are more files that what fits in the screen.
> > 
> > So, this adds a Clear Selection menu item, to deselect all files.
> Scary. I'm eager to know what you're trying to do after clearing the
> selection. If you want to pop up the background context menu, then you
> should rather try to fix bug 94618 [1]. I'm pretty much sure you want to
> operate on the open folder in some way. Note that you can already do
> this by right-clicking the "Location:" label, the location button in the
> lower-left corner or (after applying [2]) the active path bar item.

Yeah. This doesn't strike me as a very common operation to do. I don't
think we need it.

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