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Re: No way to access nfs mounts with file open dialog?



On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 07:23 -0700, Hugh Caley wrote:
> I think I did mention i was using Gnome below.  However, I had no idea 
> that the "popup" window for typing was available.  Quite usable, but I 
> would never have guessed.  I feel there is a bit of a UI design problem 
> there.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Hugh
> 
> >
> >   Re: No way to access nfs mounts with file open dialog?
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >     * /From/: Bob Chiodini <rchiodin bellsouth net>
> >     * /To/: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
> >     * /Subject/: Re: No way to access nfs mounts with file open dialog?
> >     * /Date/: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 19:32:41 -0400
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 16:01 -0700, Hugh Caley wrote:
> >> It seems like the File/Open dialogs in the Fedora/Gnome apps no longer 
> >> have a way to type in a path to a file, which is fine for casual local 
> >> browsing but doesn't help me get at my company's autofs-mounted data.  
> >> Is there any way to change this behaviour?
> >> 
> >> Thanks,
> >> 
> >> Hugh
> >
> >You did not say which desktop (KDE, gnome, etc.), but in gnome you can
> >just start typing the path and a textbox will appear.  BTW:  I'm not
> >very fond of the Open Dialog either.
> >
> >Bob...
> >
> >  
> >

Yes you did mention gnome, sorry I missed that.

I agree with you about the design problem.  Can you not drill down by
first double clicking on Filesystem in the left frame?  It would be nice
if the non-local mount points were in the top level, similar to those
file systems mounted in /media.

Bob...


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