[Aptitude-devel] Bug#415449: aptitude: improve package list browsing

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 00:03:54 UTC 2014

On 3 March 2014 00:53, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo
<manuel.montezelo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Control: tags -1 + moreinfo
> Opinions about this?
> I think that it would be nice and I wished for something similar many
> times (default binding, not something that I would add and would have
> to carry from system to system).
> However I am not sure if the proposed key is the best approach.  For
> example, pressing "]" in any element of a tree could close that
> branch, that's what feels more natural for me.

The original poster seems unaware of the "^" and "]" bindings.

> And if "arrow_left" closes the branch from any sub-element, at least
> "arrow_right" should open the branch (maybe there are other
> "simetries" as well).

These keys are often used to traverse up and down.  However, rather
than Left always closing the branch, it should move up a level (like
"^") or close the branch depending on the current position.

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