Re: Fwd: [Usability] Activating find with /
- From: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- To: Tom Conneely <tom conneely gmail com>
- Cc: usability gnome org
- Subject: Re: Fwd: [Usability] Activating find with /
- Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2005 14:08:07 -0600
On Thu, 2005-11-24 at 12:28 +0000, Tom Conneely wrote:
> I'd say it's best not using / for any type ahead find tool. Simply as
> the Gnome file chooser uses this to bring up the "open location"
> dialog, which is very logical for any *nix geek really. And to the
> main reason I decided to right this email, why doesn't nautilus mirror
> this behaviour? It definitely should IMHO.
On a related note, this does actually prevent me from
using the file chooser's type-ahead find on a certain
set of files on my desktop at work.
All you have to do is make a desktop entry file that
has a / in the Name field. Nautilus and the GTK+ file
chooser will both display the Name field rather than
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