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Re: Likely a BUG - was [Re: Recording needed data from mate-search-tool - possible?]




On Wed 05 Apr 2017 at 07:06:22 (-0500), Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 04/03/2017 12:59 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> >[SNIP]
> >
> >The annoying facet of the problem is that
> >"Applications->Accessories->Search for files" retrieves exactly
> >the data I want and can sort it so that it visually groups data
> >'productively'{right word??}.
> >
> >But it can only be saved as an image. I need ASCII text.
> >[snip]
> 
> Suggested content for a bug report.
> 
> Problem Description: When right-clicking on selected item(s) and
> selecting "Save Results As..." valuable information is NOT recorded.
> 
> What is saved: ONLY the complete path to file or directory.
> What is LOST:  item's type, containing folder, date, size.
> Solution:      add option to save as CSV file
> Reasoning:
>   The existing GUI provides tools for selecting/sorting data.
>   There are multiple tools for manipulating and printing CSV data.

By all means submit a wishlist item ...

> [As a side note - all folders report "size" of 4.1 kB.
>  Likely should be reported as blank or "N/A"]

... but why censor information you just don't understand?

Cheers,
David.