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Bug 615183 - File selection visual improvement
File selection visual improvement
Product: nautilus
Classification: Core
Component: Views: All
Other Linux
: Normal normal
: ---
Assigned To: Nautilus Maintainers
Nautilus Maintainers
: 636292 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: 583846
Reported: 2010-04-08 14:59 UTC by Hylke Bons
Modified: 2021-06-18 15:50 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

alternative selection (64.35 KB, image/png)
2010-04-08 14:59 UTC, Hylke Bons
Screenshot (116.47 KB, image/png)
2010-12-02 13:49 UTC, David Prieto

Description Hylke Bons 2010-04-08 14:59:04 UTC
Created attachment 158210 [details]
alternative selection

atatched a mockup to improve the selections made in nautilus.
It doesn't obscure the content, and it's a bit more consistent with treeviews. It's probably easier to theme as well.
Comment 1 Allan Day 2010-06-25 13:05:16 UTC
Confirming and changing component. (We're phasing out the Visual Design component.)
Comment 2 Jaroslav Šmíd 2010-08-23 08:49:43 UTC
Comment 3 Cosimo Cecchi 2010-12-02 13:47:16 UTC
*** Bug 636292 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 David Prieto 2010-12-02 13:49:53 UTC
Created attachment 175708 [details]

Just attaching a screenshot from the duplicate bug, showing the difference between Nautilus and the rest of the Gnome apps. I think the default look should be adopted.
Comment 5 André Klapper 2011-08-18 20:35:06 UTC
Still valid in 3.1.4.
Comment 6 rockonthemoonfm 2011-12-18 13:24:30 UTC
and in 3.2.1. what about 3.3?
Comment 7 André Klapper 2011-12-18 16:25:09 UTC
(In reply to comment #6)
> what about 3.3?

Feel free to test it if you think that it's important to know.
Comment 8 rockonthemoonfm 2016-07-16 09:41:16 UTC
i think this bug could be closed as fixed
Comment 9 Alexandre Franke 2016-09-01 22:18:16 UTC
(In reply to rockonthemoonfm from comment #8)
> i think this bug could be closed as fixed

The situation has not changed, so no.
Comment 10 André Klapper 2021-06-18 15:50:04 UTC
GNOME is going to shut down in favor of
As part of that, we are mass-closing older open tickets in
which have not seen updates for a longer time (resources are unfortunately
quite limited so not every ticket can get handled).

If you can still reproduce the situation described in this ticket in a recent
and supported software version of Files (nautilus), then please follow
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Thank you for your understanding and your help.