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Re: F6

Subject: Re: F6
From: Felix Miata
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2005 15:53:58 -0500
Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-03-04 at 14:53 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> > Surely there must be some way to make F6 put the current name on the
> > input line for editing (renaming) instead of moving to some other
> > location, but I am at a loss to find it. I'm really tired of retyping
> > complete filenames. Someone please tell me how to easily just add or
> > deleting one character in a filename.
> Shift-F16 (in the latest versions).

I don't have any F16 key. :-p F6 tries to move. Shift-F6 doesn't do
anything at all where most needed, on tty[1-6].

> Also, file completion (Escape-Tab) works in the rename dialog, which
> makes it easy to rename to any exisitng filename.

This is unintuitive and doesn't seem to work right. When I try esc-tab,
it brings up a list of local files. If I pick one, it pastes it in front
of the proposed path to move to that came up with F6.
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