Re: [textadept] Re: snapopen

From: mitchell <>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 12:59:36 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Hi Robert,

> I love this feature and use it almost exclusively now - there is
> always a short delay when using the default open dialog, also it's
> sometimes difficult to navigate with the keyboard.
> I have two variants (highly experimental as well, I'll post them later):
> - a hg-project browser, which goes to the "root" directory and
> displays all version controlled files as well as currently untracked
> files and their status. (I'm happy for the moment with having just a
> letter, but thanks for the explanation with the pixmaps, Mitchell.)
> - an open dialog that currently displays:
> ..
> directory1
> directory2
> file1
> file2
> If ".." is selected the dialog is replaced with a dialog one directory
> up, if it is a directory it goes to the directory.
> A question: is it possible to get the content of the field even if it
> does not match any list item?
> I use the string output. This would be nice to have "~" go to my home,
> "/" to the root directory or other shortcuts, without having them
> included in the list.

I don't understand what you mean. Could you try explaining again please?

> Another question, when I leave the text field, click an item with the
> mouse and then start typing again I get another text field (like in
> the default open dialog). Would it possible to go directly back to the
> upper textfield and/or have a shortcut to go back there?

I'll look into this.

Received on Thu 02 Sep 2010 - 12:59:36 EDT

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