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[Bug 1301083] Re: Drag and Drop File Auto Opens Folders


This bug is infuriating. It makes Nautilus unusable for any task
involving organizing files / folders. Time is wasted backing out of
folders every time you drag and drop a file. It is even worse if you
accidentally hover over the wrong folder.

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  Drag and Drop File Auto Opens Folders

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Bug description:
  When dragging and dropping a file, if the mouse hovers over a folder
  for a split second, the folder opens.

  This behaviour is quite jarring.  Whether or not you intended to drop
  into that folder, you may not have intended to open that folder.

  The hover time can't be set.  And the behaviour can't be disabled.

  It's a very significant usability issue for Ubuntu 13.10.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
  Package: nautilus 1:3.8.2-0ubuntu2.2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-18.32-generic
  Uname: Linux 3.11.0-18-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.2
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Tue Apr  1 20:21:16 2014
   b'org.gnome.nautilus.window-state' b'geometry' b"'1144x859+1331+77'"
   b'org.gnome.nautilus.window-state' b'sidebar-width' b'140'
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-03-18 (14 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131017)
  MarkForUpload: True
   PATH=(custom, no username)
  SourcePackage: nautilus
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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