> > IIRC, Meta-o is supposed to duplicate the directory position of one
> > panel into the other. I noted recently that it's begun to end up off by
> > one. If the pointer bar sits on a subdir, the other panel will open into
> > it, else into the parent directory. Seen in 4.6.1 patched with either
> > 2007-01-04-16 or 2007-03-09-18, not in plain 4.6.1.
> Is that new? I thought it always worked like that. My help screen says:
> Alt-o If the currently selected file is a directory,
> load that directory on the other panel and moves
> the selection to the next file.
Yes, this has always been the intended behavior.
At some point someone thought this was a bug and changed it to the
behavior that Anton noticed.
The idea behind Alt-o is that you can quickly browse a directory (and
the contents of its children) without loosing your state (selected
This is useful when cleaning a directory for example. You have tons of
junk, but you are not quite sure what is in each place, so you Alt-o on
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