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Re: Locking directory panes while cd'ing

Subject: Re: Locking directory panes while cd'ing
From: Keith Roberts
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 14:19:43 +0100 BST
On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, [email protected] wrote:

> To: William Kimber <[email protected]>
> From: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: Locking directory panes while cd'ing
> 
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>
> On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, William Kimber wrote:
>
>> A very useful idea that I would also like
>>
>> William kimber
>>
>> On 18/10/07 04:35, Keith Roberts wrote:
>>> Hi. Is it possible to have a button that would allow one to
>>> lock directory panes while cd'ing to a new directory tree,
>>> then toggle the button again to unlock the panes please,
>>> once both directory panes are at the required location?
>>>
>>> The reason is I like to have the same directory structure
>>> open in both panes. I also have a 'tmp-backups' sub-dir for
>>> making copies of the files in my current directory.
>>>
>>> At the moment I have to cd to a particular location in the
>>> left-hand pane. Then TAB to the right-hand pane, and do the
>>> same thing again.
>>>
>>> If it was possible to 'lock' the directory panes together,
>>> so that wherever I cd to in the left-hand directory pane,
>>> the right-hand pane would automatically follow in sync with
>>> the left-hand pane. This would be alot quicker I think.
>>>
>>> mc is my favourite directory browser, file viewer and editor.
>>>
>>> Kind Regards
>>>
>>> Keith Roberts
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> I agree. This looks interesting.
>
> Also here is another suggestion, for the editor:
>
> Is the Shift-Tab command taken in the editor? If not, it 
> would be useful to be able to indent a block of text by 
> highlighting the block and then doing Shift-Tab, would it 
> not? Or is there already a way to indent a highlighted 
> block and I am unaware of it?
>
> Theodore Kilgore

That's another thing that I was going to suggest as well 
Theodore. Is this the right list for making suggestions for 
the mc internal editor? My head feels abit stuffed at the 
moment, but I'll make an effort later - I think it's some 
sort of viral infection.

Kind Regards

Keith Roberts

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