[sylpheed:35643] Re: Attach not seeing user/system folders
genegold at fastmail.fm
Thu Apr 11 16:36:46 JST 2013
On Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:29:47 +0200
Till Kolditz <till.kolditz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:45:20 -0600
> schrieb Gene Goldenfeld <genegold at fastmail.fm>:
> > On Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:29:38 +0300
> > Cristian Secară <liste at secarica.ro> wrote:
> > > În data de Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:26:33 -0600, Gene Goldenfeld a
> > > scris:
> > >
> > > > Sylpheed 3.4.0 beta 3/Win 8x64, Sylpheed set to run as an
> > > > administrator. I'm trying to attach some files from C: \Users
> > > > \Gene1 \AppData \Roaming \... and at Gene1 the Attach dialogue
> > > > is not seeing the Windows or system related folders, such as
> > > > AppData, Cookies, Local Settings, My Documents, etc.
> > >
> > > GTK+ on Windows does not display the hiddden folders, so you
> > > cannot see them from the GTK+ file dialog, regardless how the
> > > system is set to show or not the hidden folders. Don't know how
> > > this on Win8 is, but at least on Vista, by default, the \AppData
> > > folder is hidden.
> > >
> > > This does not apply to \Documents folder, though, which by
> > > default is visible (in Vista).
> > >
> > > But why do you want to use the file dialog for attaching files ?
> > > (instead of just drag and drop)
> > That would not be good news if Sylpheed (Win32) ignores hidden
> > folders, unlike file managers that give the option. As for drag and
> > drop, I'm not clear how to use it when the file manager is open full
> > screen and Sylpheed open 2/3 screen. I've found it much easier and
> > faster to copy a file to the desktop and then attach it, than to
> > resize windows.
> > Gene
> Although your original request was answered already, here's how you
> do the above (on Windows): drag the file from the full-screen file
> manager, hold the mouse cursor on the sylpheed icon in the taskbar
> for several seconds until the window becomes visible, then you can
> drop the file on that window.
Yes, that's helpful, thanks!
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