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Add path to copy to and move to

Postby zetrotrack000 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:09 am

Hi
When we right click on a folder in caja filemanager, we get the options "copy to" and "move to" which allow us to copy or move a file to home folder or desktop. How can we add more paths to this list in addition to "home" and "desktop"?
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Re: Add path to copy to and move to

Postby DataMan » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:41 am

I suspect that if you open another instance of the file browser (as in double click on your computer icon) then you should see an option for the "other".

If you find yourself doing a lot of file/folder copying and moving, you might want to consider utilizing a dual-pane file browser. A couple of good apps that come to mind are krusader (kde app), xfe (cross desktop app), and midnight commander (also plays nice at the command-bash level). My longstanding app of choice is krusader (worth the kde libraries you inherit running a native kde app in gnome-like environment).

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Re: Add path to copy to and move to

Postby zetrotrack000 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:56 am

Opening an extra pane allows to copy/move from right click menu but when you have another pane opened then this "copy to" or "move to" option become useless as you can drag n drop files.
There are filemanager like dolphin which are providing this functionality but I am looking that whether I can add this functionality in caja!

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Re: Add path to copy to and move to

Postby DataMan » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:46 am

Did you try what I suggested in my original response?

With krusader (and I believe xfs), when you drag from window a to window b, it will prompt whether it is a copy or a move.

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Re: Add path to copy to and move to

Postby Vontux » Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:26 pm

It seems really odd that you can do what the poster wants to do in Nemo, but can't in caja. I think it would be great to have file manager bookmarks in caja added to the "Copy To" and "Move To" sub menus.


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