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

From: Xu Wang
Subject: Re: [Ranger-users] Is there a "pure file-browse" mode
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2017 02:09:48 -0400

On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 5:29 AM, Felix Van der Jeugt
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Dear Xu Wang,
> Quoting Xu Wang (2017-10-03 22:44:05)
>> The recent fix works good! One thing I find strange. If I do :travel
>> And when I do '..' it does not automatically go to the parent dir. I
>> have to press the return. Felix, did it used to go before
>> automatically?
> This is again sort of a bug. Travel works in two steps:
> - First, it checks if there is a directory matching the query. For query
>   `..`, this could be `a.directory.with.dots`. As soon as it finds a
>   match, it goes to step two. You'll also go to step two when you hit
>   enter.
> - Second, it opens the directory matching the query. However, there is
>   an override here. It there is a directory exactly matching (e.g.
>   `..`), it'll go there. If not, it'll go to the best matching directory
>   from step one.
> So, if you enter `..`, travel will check for a match. If there is none,
> nothing will happen. If there is, it'll go to `..`. If you press enter,
> it'll go to `..` immediately.

Thank you for such detailed explanation, Felix! Hut, do you agree that
this is "sort of a bug"? Should I open issue on Github?

Kind regards,


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