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mdh77

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File list columns
« on: November 20, 2017, 10:59:42 »
I would like to
- see the name and extension as a single line in the Name column so that it is easy to edit
- have a Type column that shows the associated program

The screenshot example is taken from Windows 7 Explorer.

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Re: File list columns
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2017, 16:53:01 »
Menu > Configuration > ExplorerPanel Settings
 Under the Detail view mode settings

( or just type ":gosetting ExplorerPanel/layout/FileExt" in the commandline field and press enter )

The type column like the one in Explorer is not available since MC is not built on top of Windows Shell.


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Re: File list columns
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2017, 17:55:53 »
Thanks!

For file types, you could cache the extensions and descriptions from HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT in the registry. You could just need minor filtering and trimming of the descriptions to be able to match those of Windows Explorer.

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Re: File list columns
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2017, 19:49:47 »
I know but that is not a good way..  But there are other ways.
However it is not added since I never seen a need for it. Also there been other things to add.
Might maybe be added in the future if there really is a need for it.