Since upgrading to Suse 11.2, I have been forced to migrate from KDE 3.5 to KDE v4. Although I have figured out some tricks to get things to work the way I want to, there are still some puzzles that I have not been able to solve.
For file management, I work almost exclusively in DETAIL view. I want to see as much information as possible about the file. I also have gotten used to single-click mode.
On KDE 3.5, to SELECT a file (or multiple files), I clicked on one of the information fields. To activate the file, I clicked on the file name. In KDE v4, I cannot figure out how to select only.
Clicking on any of the information fields does nothing.
Clicking on the filename ALWAYS activates it.
My typical usage would be to select a number of files, then right click to delete them.
For the time being, I’ve set double click mode to prevent accidents. Is there an easy way to SELECT a file (or files) only?
On 3.5, Konquerer showed symbolic link information in the detail view. There does not seem to be any way to include this on Dolphin. The only way to determine the link info is to display the Properties pop-up. Is there any way to add this?
This is probably a SUSE issue, rather than a KDE one, but command line editing keys DEL & HOME on the number keypad do not seem to work anymore (I keep NUM LOCK off). Is there some way to add them back? I’m assuming there is some translation table somewhere that can be edited.
Thanx in advance.