Re: Kmail 1.9.1 (KDE 3.5) 'save attachments' productivity loss
Justin Guerin wrote:
> On Monday 23 January 2006 04:36, Tim Ruehsen wrote:
>> * I can't see any files in the selected directory. This cuts me off from:
>> - a quick view into the directory (my decision to create a new
>> directory might be based on the contents).
>> - removing/renaming single files before I press OK (for saving).
> Since the widget is designed to choose a directory, it was designed to
> show you directories. Again, you could file a wish list bug against the
> widget, but I'd suspect it would be tagged won't fix. But I'm not the one
> who makes that decision, so I could be wrong.
OK, so you're not the person who presumably chose to use this widget in the
first place, but can you offer any insight into why _anybody_ would choose
to use a non-standard file dialog? It bugs the heck out of me when I go
into a "Save" dialog and discover that it can't do all of the normal
features - view the files, change between view modes, _delete_ files or
directories if I choose (I very often do this in a standard file dialog - I
delete junk when it comes to my attention, which is frequently only when
I'm saving something else there).