[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Ranger-users] explorer mode

From: Michishige Kaito
Subject: Re: [Ranger-users] explorer mode
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:16:52 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 09:22:52AM +0100, Eduardo Suarez-Santana wrote:
> On 25/10/12 20:59, Mantas wrote:
> >Or, you can type: 'cd', and enter beginning of word, then type<TAB>
> >to auto-complete, of course, vim's 'wildmenu' auto-complete
> >functionality [1] is missing, but still, maybe this is what you
> >looking for.
> >
> >[1] vim: :h cmdline-completion
> >
> >2012/10/25 Roman Z.<address@hidden>:
> >>On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 11:08:18AM +0100, Eduardo Suarez-Santana wrote:
> >>>Is there a classic explorer mode? That is, I type the first letters
> >>>of the filename and then it gets selected. 'Enter' to go forward,
> >>>'Backspace' to go back.
> >>>
> >>>'f' does something similar, but it's not the same.
> >>>
> >>You can't do that by default.  Letters are reserved for keybindings by
> >>design, not for searching by file name.  However, you could remap every
> >>letter key like "map a console find a" and then "map<backspace>  move 
> >>left=1"
> >>and navigate only with special keys like arrow keys, page up/down, etc.
> >>if that's what you want.
> >>
> >>Roman
> Thanks for your answers.
> I was expecting something similar to vim modes. In vim you enter
> 'insert mode', and then keybindings do not work until you leave it.
> So that,  you would enter 'explorer mode', and then you would browse
> like that until you leave it.
> Just an idea.

While I see where you are coming from, I would simply use tab
completion in the shell for that.

Michishige Kaito

BOFH excuse #209:

Only people with names beginning with 'A' are getting mail this week (a la 

Attachment: pgpZfzDe8eU4D.pgp
Description: PGP signature

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]