Dear Patrick,

in my experience/opinion, the Dolphin is the best as compared to the file browsers of Gnom at LInux, Windows or Mac. So please give it on more chance -- study it's configuration opportunities.


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On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 7:05 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan <> wrote:
On Wed, 2015-10-21 at 17:37 +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> I have several Dolphin windows, some with split panes, taking up a
> lot
> of screen space. Each pane contains multiple nested folders and it's
> not possible to have the entire set in view at once, either because
> they're scrolled out of sight or because one window is overlapping
> another.
> If I want to drag and drop a file from one pane to a specific
> position
> in another (such as to a closed folder in the target pane), they have
> to both be visible before I start. IOW after grabbing the file with
> the
> left button (and keeping the button depressed) the target pane will
> not
> pop to the top of the window stack so I can point at the destination
> folder, and if the folder happens to be visible it won't open so I
> can
> walk down the tree. This is less functional than other systems
> (Windows, MacOS and no doubt other Linux file browsers).
> Is there a way to configure Dolphin to get the desired behaviour? I
> know I can use right-click copy and paste but that's not what I'm
> asking.

So is this just a limitation of Dolphin? If so, I would like to hear
recommendations for an alternative file browser, preferably KDE-based
but not essential.

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