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Re: Atril documentation problems




On Thu 28 Feb 2019 at 19:46:03 (+0000), Brian wrote:
> On Thu 28 Feb 2019 at 18:52:36 -0000, Curt wrote:
> > On 2019-02-28, Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > > > Pressing 'o' brings up the file browser here, but navigating away from the
> > >> > current directory requires modifying the 'Filter', which ain't exactly
> > >> > convenient in the modern sense.
> > >> 
> > >> That's for o, which just gives you the current directory. Try pressing O.

Perhaps I was confusing here. What I meant was that o gave a list of
files in its current directory, whereas O gave both that list
(labelled Files) and another pane of directories (labelled Directories).

> > > Both o an O give the current directory here. The manual has nothing
> > > for O.

With repeated use, o sometimes gave one pane, sometimes two.
O always gave two.

o is given twice in the man page, once under Key Bindings,
later under Default Key Bindings where it is joined by O.
The actions specified by o/O aren't distinguished.

As I pointed out, I'm no expert with opening files like this,
so I can't help if there are unknown bugs or (mis)features.

> > I think it defaults to opening the last directory you were in the last
> > time you pressed o (or O) or something.
> 
> I think you are correct - but only if you keep xpdf open. Close it and
> it reverts to the current directory.

Yes, its current directory is the last one navigated to, and
starts at the directory containing the file originally opened,
or the shell's pwd if there wasn't one.

> Anyway, I installed atril.

Too much cruft for me.

Cheers,
David.