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the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« on: September 07, 2012, 11:54:25 »
I open directories and files with a single click, I'm used to it very much.
Sometimes I need to mark one file or directory and do some operation with it, since I open files with a single click, I'm not albe to move the cursor to the file with a mouse in Multi Commander, I have to use up and down keys.

I would like the cursor to follow the mouse cursor - it works in Total Commander, if you check the settings 'Open files and directories with a single click'. Please see attached image.

BTW If I may ask a subquestion - how can I set the different background color for even and odd rows?
« Last Edit: September 07, 2012, 12:03:56 by h0w4rd »

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2012, 13:38:14 »
BTW If I may ask a subquestion - how can I set the different background color for even and odd rows?
Configuration > Explorer Panel Settings > Colors
Check Override standart Windows background, Alternating Background color. Then choose desired colors.

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2012, 11:39:21 »
I open directories and files with a single click, I'm used to it very much.
Sometimes I need to mark one file or directory and do some operation with it, since I open files with a single click, I'm not albe to move the cursor to the file with a mouse in Multi Commander, I have to use up and down keys.

I would like the cursor to follow the mouse cursor - it works in Total Commander, if you check the settings 'Open files and directories with a single click'. Please see attached image.
Don't understand why some whats single click. Don't you accidental starts file or goes into folder ? Nevermind. 

So you want an option to that will make it automatically change what file item that is in focus to the file item that you hover above.?

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2012, 19:53:09 »
I have no problem with accidentally started files, because I click only when I want to start the file.

And yes, I would like to have that option.

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2012, 15:13:23 »
In the latest beta (build1196) you now have an option to "Auto select file/folder when hovering over it" (Explorer Panel settings , Mouse tab)

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2012, 07:27:13 »
Is it normal that hint (popup tooltip) is not displayed for this option? I think it should.

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2012, 08:12:05 »
Is it normal that hint (popup tooltip) is not displayed for this option? I think it should.
This settings should not disable tooltips..

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2012, 08:47:15 »
This settings should not disable tooltips..
No. I mean tooltip for this option in settings tab.

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2012, 09:23:05 »
This settings should not disable tooltips..
No. I mean tooltip for this option in settings tab.
Ahh Yes, The wrong version of the settings layout file got into the beta. But it is fixed. So in the release version it will show the tooltip

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Re: the cursor could follow the mouse (new settings)
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2012, 09:02:24 »
In the latest beta (build1196) you now have an option to "Auto select file/folder when hovering over it" (Explorer Panel settings , Mouse tab)
I've tried latest build 1200 and it doesn't work.

EDIT: I'm sorry, actually it works, I didn't noticed it before because of the delay between hovering over an item and autoselecting it.
I think it would be better if items were autoselected instantly after hovering over them, but I know that somebody else would prefer the delay :)  so could you please add an option to select the delay (instanty, 0.25 sec, 0.5 sec, 1 sec, ...)?
« Last Edit: October 08, 2012, 09:14:06 by h0w4rd »