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Re: Feature Request: In Place File Renaming

Subject: Re: Feature Request: In Place File Renaming
From: Marcel Pol
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 14:41:51 +0200
On Thu, 2 Aug 2007 14:42:09 -0400
Frank Peters <[email protected]> wrote:

> I do not want to be subscribed to the list, but I do
> want to make a request for what I consider to be a much
> needed feature.
> 
> I use MC exclusively on my Linux system for all types of
> activities, and there is one aspect of it that can be
> very flustering.  When a file needs to be renamed, through
> the use of the "F6" key, only a blank field appears in which
> the entire new file name has to be entered.  Since in many
> cases only a portion of the original name needs to be altered,
> and since in many cases the original name can be quite lengthy,
> it would be very convenient if the file name could be altered
> "in place."  In other words, instead of a blank field, the
> original name could be displayed allowing the normal editing
> commands to quickly modify only the few needed characters.

Shift-F6 is what you're looking for.

-- 
Marcel Pol

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