Double-click consistency in KDE
lewisp at avex.co.uk
Thu Aug 27 10:35:01 BST 2009
On Thursday 27 Aug 2009 Anne Wilson sent:
> On Wednesday 26 August 2009 21:54:42 Paul Hartman wrote:
> > If you go into System Settings -> Keyboard and Mouse -> Mouse there
> > are settings to choose between one-click or two-click mode, and the
> > behavior of hover-selection etc when in one-click mode.
> > Obviously any individual programs may behave however they like but I
> > hope at least KDE4 programs will be consistent.
> It should be that simple, but I have to agree with Peter. I've used
> single- click for years, but often wondered why in konqueror or dolphin I
> have to double-click to open directories. It's even more confusing now,
> because sometimes they open with single-click, and so far I haven't spotted
> the pattern. I'll try to watch out over the next day or two and work out
> what's happening.
I think that you are right, a watching brief will be my course also.
Following Duncan's advise I have logged in as a yet unused user and find that
the folder navigation is with one click but to open a file requires the
>From this I can conclude that there is some legacy setting in my .kde
directories. I have grepped for "double", "Double" and "click" but I can find
no significant setting.
Any help anyone?
> In passing - since KDE 4.3 the behaviour of folderviews has changed.
> Previously, clicking on a directory opened konqueror. Now I can hover over
> a directory and it shows me the files inside. I can open that file for
> editing without having the intermediate step of opening a file browser.
Sounds great I will have to wait for the chance to use 4.3.
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