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Re: How to change the defaults for file highlighting?

Subject: Re: How to change the defaults for file highlighting?
From: Andrew Borodin
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 09:29:53 +0300
On Sun, 29 Nov 2009 12:35:12 -0600 (CST) Theodore Kilgore wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Nov 2009, Andrew Borodin wrote:
> > Since 11/18/2009 all options of "Select/Unselect group" dialog are
> > saved in 'select_flags' ini option (see 
> > http://www.midnight-commander.org/ticket/1776).

> 1. Precisely to which version of the code does this patch pertain?
> I see there "4.70" and "4.70-pre4"

mc-4.7.0-pre4 was released before 11/18/2009. You should use the snapshot
of current git master branch or just wait for a week (or two) for final
4.7.0 release.

> 2. How will things be different after the patch, exactly? What happens
> right now is:
> First time I open MC and do a highlighting, it by default marks
> everything, including directories. Then I have to tick the box for
> Files only, and it gets remembered for the entire session. I mean, if I
> later on do a highlighting again, my previous choice is remembered,
> though not recorded anywhere that I can find.
> So from what I understand you have now made this more permanent by
> providing a tie-in to the ini file?

Yes. If option "Auto save setup" is off, ~/.mc/ini file will not be
rewritten after quit from mc, and your settings will be stored

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