Rename then copy-paste: written with old name

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Mon Aug 31 17:40:45 BST 2009

2009/8/31 Anne Wilson <cannewilson at>:
> On Monday 31 August 2009 14:39:39 Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> > Could you try it again, just using F5 before you copy and paste?
>> Pressing F5 before copy-paste solves the issue. Note that these are
>> _local_files_ on my harddrive.
> I noticed soon after I started using Dolphin (which would be with KDE 4.0)
> that Dolphin doesn't immediately do an automatic update.  If you, for
> instance, open an image in GIMP and rescale it to 50%, dolphin will at first
> still show the full size.  And opening it would open the cached version.  F5
> is the universal refresh in Dolphin.  Any problems you meet due to this are
> usually cured by F5.
> I don't know how long that cached copy continues.
> Anne

Thanks, Anne. Based on your comments I filed a bug. I did not mention
the caching issue as I am sure that Peter will know why this occurs.
If not, I will suggest it as a possible cause. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen
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