Bug#422682: libgtk2.0-0: File chooser behaviour changed - Ctrl+L functionality appears gone!

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Mon May 7 22:01:27 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 08, 2007, ADFH wrote:
> Noticed after recent dist-upgrade that "Ctrl+L" no longer works in Gnome
> apps..
> Normally, for example, if I were saving something from a webpage in
> Galeon, I'd right click, "Save ... as...", Ctrl+L, ~/path/name, Enter,
> Enter - nice.. done..
> Ctrl+L started selecting and clearing the location box.
> I also noticed that selecting one of the parent folders in the buttons
> below started clearing the filename box of the original file name.
> Went to reportbug.. found another update to libgtk2.0-0 - applied
> that..
> Now ctrl+L appears to do nothing.
> How do I enter a pathname to jump to without clearing the contents of
> the pre-filled (Ie. original name) file details as per original "Go to
> Location" functionality? ... or has this feature fallen afoul of the
> "weld on the training wheels" approach of Gnome :) ?
> Would seem to be related to upstream:
>  383354 ctrl-L should make 'Location' entry disappear

 It works for me; do you have libgnomeui installed?

 The filechooser should display a location entry all the time by
 default, and hide it if you press ^L.  If you press ^L twice, it
 empties the location and you have the focus in the location.

Loïc Minier

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