[linux-elitists] Re: GNOME > you
Sat Jan 3 08:43:15 PST 2004
On Sat, 3 Jan 2004, Jeff Waugh <email@example.com> wrote:
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> > - File renaming in Nautilus. The rename box pops up over the old name;
> > if I'm editing a long name, then I'd like to be able to see the old
> > name while I'm typing the new one.
> Not sure this one would fly; renaming on the label shows the full name
> selected before you start changing it, avoids having a dialogue, and gives
> the impression of direct manipulation.
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> - Jeff
It is often important that the old name be conveniently available for
inspection, copying, storage, commentary, etc. throughout rename time. For
me it is important almost every time I do a rename.
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