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Re: [Ranger-users] Is there a "pure file-browse" mode

From: Wojciech Siewierski
Subject: Re: [Ranger-users] Is there a "pure file-browse" mode
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:21:45 +0200
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On 22.08.2017 08:18, Xu Wang wrote:
> Suppose that I am in the folder / in ranger and I want to navigate to
> the folder /abc/def/ghi. But suppose I don't know the path by heart so
> I do actually have to see the directory listings at each step
> (otherwise I could just do "cd /ab/def/ghi" and that would be
> fastest).
> Currently to do that in ranger, I have to type:
> /ab<enter>/de<enter>/gh<enter>
> (suppose that a search for "ab" is enough to select "abc" folder)
> What I want to avoid is entering the slashes. Of course they are
> necessary because I need to enter search mode. But I want to do what I
> can currently do in Nautilus:
> ab<enter>de<enter>gh<enter>
> Is there a way to achieve such workflow temporarily in Ranger?
Take a look at :travel. It's an alias to :scout, like all the other
search related commands. You might want to customize this alias and/or
bind it to a key.


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