First impressions of dolphin
johndecarlo at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 21:59:04 UTC 2007
On 10/8/07, Bernhard Breinbauer <infopipe at gmx.net> wrote:
> On Monday 08 October 2007 wrote Peter Lewis:
> > On Monday 08 October 2007 03:50:19 Juan Carlos Torres wrote:
> > > On Monday 08 October 2007 10:01:19 am John DeCarlo wrote:
> > > > Does Dolphin have tabs? I couldn't find it in my quick search
> > > > menus and help. But that doesn't mean they aren't there, lol.
> > >
> > > No. It absolutely doesn't have tabs.
> > Hmm... another annoyance I was just coming to terms with.
> > Is this a design decision then, rather than just something that's not
> > implemented yet? If so, why?
> This is a design decision. Dolphin has a "split view" mode which shows two
> views side by side. In my opinion this is a better solution for managing
> files than tabs.
> The reason is stated at dolphin's website:
> "Dolphin is not intended to be a competitor to Konqueror: Konqueror acts
> universal viewer being able to show HTML pages, text documents,
> and a lot more, whereas Dolphin focuses on being only a file manager."
> This isn't a reason not to have tabs.
Tabs are useful for people who would prefer to have one window open (with
multiple tabs) instead of five windows open.
John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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