[Bug 55996] F2 selects all but extention, double F2 should toggle

Killercow janklopper at innerheight.com
Fri Aug 11 09:18:25 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: nautilus

F2 selects the filename minus the extention of a file to be renamed,

While that rocks, it could be improved upon a bit more by allowing the
user to press F2 again.

Pressing F2 on a allready selected filename, should reselect the entire
fiename including the extentions.

Pressing F2 again on an allready selected filename should deselect the

I find myself using the rename tool to copy a filename so that i can use
it in code a lot.

It also helps when i need to change the extention and filename together.

More modes might be supported, eg, only the extention, one extention at
a time, etc etc, but that might throw off newbee users.

** Affects: nautilus (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Untriaged
         Status: Unconfirmed

F2 selects all but extention, double F2 should toggle

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