Nautilus: select specific file in large directory

Sivan Green sivan at
Tue Feb 1 06:53:18 CST 2005

On 15:29, Tue 25 Jan 05, Jorge Bernal wrote:
> El Martes 25 Enero 2005 13:57, Eric Feliksik escribió:
> > When having a window in front with about 100 files, searching for the
> > specific file "pulp fiction.avi" can take a while. This is a feature
> > request for nautilus to make this easier, and I'd like to hear if people
> > find it a good idea.
> >
> > Now, I'd like to press 'p', and go to the files with p. But it selects
> > the first file with a name starting with letter p, and no further (often
> > this is a subfolder). But I'd like to traverse all files starting with
> > either "p" or "P", by pressing 'p' over and over. In MS Windows (I
> > think, not sure) this works, and you can even go to the file by typing
> > "pul" relatively fast, which is even better.
> >
> In nautilus too, you can type 'p','u','l' "relatively fast" and get there.

This even works quite nicely if you are regular to emacs
incremental search :)


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