[TxMt] Suggestion for files panel..
chris at cjack.com
Thu Dec 8 18:46:02 UTC 2005
On Dec 8, 2005, at 10:36 AM, Allan Odgaard wrote:
> On 7/12/2005, at 18:23, Eric Coleman wrote:
>> i'd like to see an option to sort folders first in the files
>> panel. I am not sure how possible this is with the cocoa controls
> Currently not possible in TextMate at least. I'm undecided if it
> should be allowed in 1.2 -- I preferred it that way myself when I
> first switched to the Mac (since it was what I was used to), but it
> seems that “the mac way” is to always alphabetize regardless of
> type, presumably to allow “type letters to select”, though
> currently unsupported in the project drawer.
Not so. The Finder has included a "sort by kind" feature in list mode
for a long time.
1. Go to Finder.
2. View > as List.
3. Scroll right, until the Kind column comes into view.
4. Click the Kind header.
The column/browser view does not support sorting of any kind, to my
everlasting irritation. But that's not a Mac-native limitation, it's
a limitation inherited from NeXT.
(a) Finder's "type select" doesn't rely on the order of items in
(b) There's nothing unMaclike about sorting options.
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