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Re: Call for vote: Nautilus use Browser view for fedora 11



Toshio Kuratomi wrote:

Can someone who likes (even tolerates) spatial mode describe why?  I'm
completely baffled as to why anyone would prefer windows left open all
over the place randomly instead of just explicitly opening ones yourself
in places where you want them.  For me, it is _always_ extra work to
close the unwanted windows compared to opening the ones I want.


You're not concentrating on the good features of spatial, just the
annoyances.  I liked spatial on the Mac for the way it put windows for
certain folders in predictable places.  That way muscle memory could
direct you to the proper place to go.

How is positioning unique to spatial? I open windows and put them where I want them. I almost never reboot my mac, so they remain where I left them.

I seldom have or had multiple windows open.  Instead, I Shift-double
click to close the previous window when opening a new one.  Except when
I need to have two windows open for copying or moving.

That just sounds horrible to me. Shift-double-click as the most common action?

The speed of spatial vs browser was one of the early selling points.
When I open a folder,  I want to see the folder ASAP.  I don't know if
that has remained an issue or if it's evened out, though.

I don't even understand this concept.

Screen real estate is precious and I don't use most of the buttons on
the browser view.  Home, reload, up, computer, search, the places menu
on the left... all extraneous.

OK, that's a separate issue.

All this said, I don't use nautilus as a file manager very often.
Unlike MacOS and Windows where the GUI is the only optimized file
manager, the shell in *NIX is very friendly for file manipulation so I
tend to use it almost exclusively.

Same here but would like a friendly visual navigation (i.e. not requiring contortions to avoid opening extraneous windows) followed by a simple operation to "open terminal window with it's working directory here".

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  Les Mikesell
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