On Tue, 3 Oct 2000, Sprague, ITSN wrote:
> First, lemme say hi, seeing as this is my first post to this list. Second,
> excellent job on ROX-filer (documentation is stellar!).
> However, my post regards the following user-experience issues, which you may
> or may not want to fix.
> 1: Items cannot be removed from the panel or pinboard by dragging them to a
> trash-can type folder (I haven't really tried using ROX to set up a
> trashcan, since it doesn't implement some of the features I want. This
> problem is mostly with dropping files to GMC or XFtree (XFCE)). If I do
> this, it kills the link, but does not remove it from the panel/pinboard.
'move' isn't supported by the panel, only copy. It sounds reasonable to
add this at some point.
> 2: Change icons... I cannot change the icons in any obvious way, this,
> believe it or not, is the main thing stopping me from ditching GMC
Which icons do you want to change? I'm guessing that it's the mount
points? We are hoping to add the ability to set icons for mount points in
> 3: Cannot mount a mountpoint on the panel/pinboard. If I drop a link to a
> mountpoint on the panel or pinboard, I cannot mount it from its context
> menu. Thus, I'm still using GMC and wmmounter for this. (I know I could just
> use XFCE. it's a minor convenience issue.)
Shift-Click on a mount point will mount or unmount it. Is this what you
want? It should go on the menu too, I suppose ;-)
> 4: MIME types. This one is rather lame, but: how hard would it be to modify
> the configure script to make the ROX Standard mime-info file a symlink to
> the GNOME mime-info files, if GNOME is detected. It would take a bit more
> ad-hocity, but the same could be done with KDE's mimelnk directory.
How about a little script that searches for .mime files in the GNOME and
KDE directories and adds symlinks to Choices?
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