neundorf at kde.org
Tue Jan 18 18:29:02 GMT 2005
On Tuesday 18 January 2005 19:12, David Faure wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 January 2005 18:54, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> > On Tuesday 18 January 2005 18:22, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > > This wouldn't be the case if we would have a "parent directory" item in
> > > the file views (formerly known as "..").
> > Yes, I think that would make navigation easier, wouldn't it? Especially
> > in the file-dialog you need to move the mouse quite a bit to go a
> > directory up.... and with keyboard only it's not straightforward at all.
> I think that showing a ".." directory is an outdated (xfm) concept which
> leads to all sorts of trouble. You can select ".." and delete it together
> with the rest of the files? You can move ".." to another directory?
> And it's really not obvious what ".." is to most people (non-unix-geeks).
> IMHO a modern filemanager/filedialog shouldn't show ".."
It doesn't have to be "..", it could also be "Go one level up" with a nice
And it would make navigating faster.
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