Bug#261031: nautilus features

Josselin Mouette 261031@bugs.debian.org, 261031@bugs.debian.org
Tue, 28 Sep 2004 17:55:40 +0200

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Le dimanche 19 septembre 2004 =E0 22:00 +0300, Vytautas Germanavicius a
=E9crit :
> >not
> >nautilus. Even with the browser mode, you'll still have to click 14
> >times to get your directory.
> > =20
> >
> Yes, i need to click, but in browser mode i always have only one =20
> window, not 14 as by default.  What if i have to open another directory=20
> in another branch of tree? Another  14 windows? totaly 28 windows, when=20
> i need only two?

Use the double-middle-click feature, then.

> I do not like so much windows. For me it is the same, as to have web=20
> browser, which opens all links to separate window, without "back" button=20
> and address line.

Just look at the bottom left corner of each window.

> Anyway, my question was different. I would like to have in nautilus easy=20
> way to swith to browser mode.  Thats all. :)
> Some people see advantages of spatial mode (I don't), some - like=20
> browser mode.  Why users cannot choose? simple user, not advanced.=20

You cannot make all parameters user-configurable. Otherwise, the
configuration interface is completely cluttered and users are lost.

This particular preference was added in nautilus 2.8, but IMHO this is
another step in the wrong direction, as the nautilus preferences box is
already cluttered.
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