Spatial Nautilus Praise (was Re: Firefox etc. default homepage)
Kyrre Ness Sjobak
kyrre at solution-forge.net
Mon May 9 17:07:18 UTC 2005
man, 09.05.2005 kl. 16.14 skrev Gerry Tool:
> Stuart Jansen wrote:
> >On Sun, 2005-05-08 at 13:28 +0200, nodata wrote:
> >>On Sat, 2005-05-07 at 12:42 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> >>>Once I got use to spatial nautilus, it's actually what I prefer.
> >>I tried to get used to it, but found the way it opened new windows on
> >>top of the old ones really annoying.
> >Yes, that can be annoying. Thankfully, because Nautilus remembers the
> >position and size of a window when it was last opened, it gets better
> >with time. I have a folder filled with many PDFs. Previously, to open a
> >specific PDF I'd have to scan the list until I found the one I wanted.
> >Now thanks to spatial Nautilus, I can quickly find the one's I use most
> >frequently by automatically homing in on their location on the screen.
> >Because so many have similar names, this is faster than even tab
> >completion. (And now that I have evince showing thumbnails in Nautilus,
> >it's pretty easy to find less frequently used PDfs also.)
> >A giant thank you to the developers of nautilus and evince!
> I don't know if it has been mentioned before in this thread, but if you
> want the next spatial view to open in the same window that you are
> clicking in, just "middle click" the entry and it will use the same
> window. I find this feature along with the spatial paradigm to be the
> best file navigation facility around. It took some time to get used to,
> but I almost never open a Browse Window anymore.
But there is something *really* lacking from spatial - the adressbar
etc. - its so usefull to be able to use SSH etc. without having to know
to hit "control+L"...
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