Re: [PATCH] Make middle-click in navigation mode open a new window
- From: Kristoffer Lundén <kristoffer lunden gmail com>
- To: Nelson Benítez <gnel cenobioracing com>
- Cc: Christian Neumair <chris gnome-de org>, nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Make middle-click in navigation mode open a new window
- Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 12:06:16 +0200
On 10/17/05, Nelson Benítez <gnel cenobioracing com> wrote:
> Christian Neumair wrote:
> > Filed as part of , proposed patch attached. Another solution would
> > have been to make the alternate activation callbacks pass
> > NAUTILUS_WINDOW_OPEN_IN_NAVIGATION as mode, but it would IMHO have been
> > slighly confusing.
> >  http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=75886
> So it seems we discard having middle-click for non-continguous
> selection as I said in this mail.
>  i.e. imitate the CTRL + left mouse click behaviour.
That would be too bad. Non-continguous selection would be so much more
useful, especially since "Open" and "Open in new window" are easily
accessible in context menu, and I don't expect them to be needed more
than tops a few times in a row. Selections, however,..
The suggestion post in Ubuntuforums is a quite random one, IMO: the
main point seems to be filling the middle click with something,
anything. A comparison to web browsers aren't very helpful either, as
they don't behave the same on middle or ctrl-click either.
Many other things in that post are very insightful though, only this
one seems not so thought through.
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