Re: [kde-linux] dolphin kde 4.9 how to get rid of online rename
- Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2012 09:14:59 +0000 (UTC)
- From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [kde-linux] dolphin kde 4.9 how to get rid of online rename
Kevin Krammer posted on Tue, 07 Aug 2012 16:36:12 +0200 as excerpted:
> On Tuesday, 2012-08-07, yahoo-pier_andreit wrote:
>> On 07/08/12 14:00, Duncan wrote:
>> > yahoo-pier_andreit posted on Tue, 07 Aug 2012 12:48:59 +0200 as
>> > excerpted:
>> >> I installed kde 4.9, the new dolphin has the *new* online rename, in
>> >> many cases it is useful and beautiful, but in my case when I have
>> >> long names is very better the old way, in the old way you can
>> >> enlarge with one click on the bar the window with the name and see
>> >> all the name, with the online you cant, so, how can I come back to
>> >> the not online rename??
>> > While I ran all four 4.9 prereleases and now have 4.9.0 installed, I
>> > don't use dolphin enough to even really know the difference between
>> > its old way and the traditional inline rename. Neither do I see a
>> > way to get
>> the difference are that now you edit the new name directly on the name
>> showed in dolphin window, before a dedicated window was opened to do
>> this, I use dolphin expecially for the filter facility, it's
> I am not sure but I read that 4.9 restores the renaming how it was
> before 4.8 and that only 4.8 had a dialog because the newly introduced
> Dolphin view engine couldn't do inline renaming yet.
> Tons of people complained about that change ;)
FWIW, I read that as well. ... And now we're seeing a complaint from
going back to inline renaming. <shrug> I guess as they say, can't
please everybody all the time.
It'd be nice to have that as an option, but at least originally, I
believe dolphin was supposed to be a "simpler" file manager that "just
worked", without all the "extra" config options of konqueror, etc. So
it'd probably end up an option in konqueror, with dolphin either
continuing to be hard-coded or honoring the konqueror option, but with no
visible way to set it in/for dolphin. (AFAIK that's the way the "keep a
konqueror instance preloaded" functionality works currently. Setting it
for konqueror also effectively sets it for dolphin, but there's nothing
anywhere that actually documents that, it just works that way.)
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