#843 Annoying recommendation from the address bar

1.2
closed-duplicate
nobody
libfm (279)
5
2014-07-21
2014-03-05
Sworddragon
No

I'm using PCManFM 1.2.0 and in some cases the address bar does pop up unexpectedly, recommending some directories and blocking so the view of the directory. Here are the reproduction steps:

  1. Open PCManFM so that you are in ~.
  2. Create another tab.
  3. Go with this tab up until you are in /.

Now the address bar pops up and shows for every directory in / a line.

Discussion

    • labels: --> libfm
     
    • status: open --> closed-duplicate
     
  • Sworddragon
    Sworddragon
    2014-05-05

    It is just indirectly the same issue:

    1. The selection of the address bar may be the intended behavior but I highly doubt a user would like to get annoyed by a normaly completely blocked view of /.
    2. Sometimes the popup appears and sometimes not. It seems it is more likely to appear if the up-navigating is done very fast. This implies that this is a bug.
     
  • Well, you are right it might be inconvenient. May be navigating "UP" should change focus to the view but anyway 1.2 is released therefore in feature freeze state so it can be changed only in 1.3.

    About popup not appearing sometimes - it might be due to mentioned bug with cursor positioned at beginning of address bar, and you know it is fixed in the current GIT sources, i.e. I agree it is a bug but it is fixed already.

    Thank you.

     
  • Sworddragon
    Sworddragon
    2014-05-17

    Well, you are right it might be inconvenient. May be navigating "UP" should change focus to the view but anyway 1.2 is released therefore in feature freeze state so it can be changed only in 1.3.

    Delaying this to 1.3 and declaring it as feature request is not the problem. It is just important that the behavior gets optimized at some point in the future.

     
    Last edit: Sworddragon 2014-05-17
  • Sworddragon
    Sworddragon
    2014-07-21

    About popup not appearing sometimes - it might be due to mentioned bug with
    cursor positioned at beginning of address bar, and you know it is fixed in
    the current GIT sources, i.e. I agree it is a bug but it is fixed already.

    On testing this now with PCManFM 1.2.1 / LibFM 1.2.1 I'm still seeing this bug (but I can confirm that the cursor bug is fixed).