Re: focus commandline instead incremental find

  • From: <tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: emelfm2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 23:20:37 +1100

On Sun, 1 Mar 2009 14:10:37 +0100
kba <unixprog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 11:35:12PM +1100, tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Sat, 28 Feb 2009 16:44:37 +0100
> > kba <unixprog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > > I never run out of questions ^^
> > > 
> > > By default, emelfm2 starts searching for files in the current pane as
> > > soon as an alphanumeric key is pressed. I often forget to press Ctrl-Z
> > > to focus the commandline before I type a command and e2 searches for
> > > files matching the command instead of executing it. Is there a way to
> > > disable 'find as you type' in favor of automatically focussing the
> > > command line and adding the pressed characters to it?
> > 
> > Not without re-coding.
> 
> Okay, I guess Ctrl-Z isn't that hard to memorize. Thanks anyway.

Yah, we've tried to always stick to the approach "select then do" - in this 
case, focus command line then type. It would be a bit contrary to "select then 
do somewhere else" even if you were sure of (i.e. hardcode) what the "else" is.

Regards
Tom


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