filesystem view does not honour single click

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Sun May 25 07:56:43 UTC 2008

On 25.05.08 09:58:20, Kishore wrote:
> On Sunday 25 May 2008 1:09:00 am Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > On 24.05.08 23:25:25, Kishore wrote:
> > > The filesystem view in kdev4 does not honor the kde setting to single
> > > click open files. I would think it should.
> >
> > Then you'd first have to convince Alexander that its a good idea ;) Its
> > his code and his decision to not use the kde mechanism for single/double
> > click behaviour was done on purpose.
> >
> > And I tend to agree with him, single-click makes selecting files a lot
> > harder, especially in such condensed views where there's no whitespace
> > or rubber-band selection available.
> The KDE wide option for single click itself is hard to work with and dolphin 
> is trying hard to make is easy to work with. I think those who have opted for 
> single click have chosen for it to be this way, difficult as it may be.
> Why not embed dolphin's view in the filesystem view? Dolphins details view and 
> column view provide selection when clicked on the icon and navigation when on 
> the text.

Alexander would have to answer that, however one thing that instantly
comes to my mind: The view has to be very small, especially
horizontally. I believe thats one reason we have this OSX-like
navigation in it.


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