[Konsole-devel] [Bug 206316] New: Abbreviate home dir with a tilde in dynamic tab name

furue at hawaii.edu furue at hawaii.edu
Sat Sep 5 00:46:56 UTC 2009


           Summary: Abbreviate home dir with a tilde in dynamic tab name
           Product: konsole
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Debian testing
        OS/Version: unspecified
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: wishlist
          Priority: NOR
         Component: general
        AssignedTo: konsole-devel at kde.org
        ReportedBy: furue at hawaii.edu

Version:            (using KDE 4.2.4)
Installed from:    Debian testing/unstable Packages

I would be nice if konsole abbreviated the home directory with a tilde in the
dynamic tab name.  Currently, I set "%D" for the tab name, which is more
convenient to me than "%d" because I have many directory of the same name, such
as "etc" and "utils".  But, since I spend most of time under my home directory,
"/home/something/username" is redundant and takes up unnecessary space of the
tab, which is already scarce.  So, I wish the home directory be abbreviated to
"~" as with bash's "\w" prompt string (See the "PROMPTING" section of "man


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