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Re: Make File manger more intuitive


On 02/19/2014 03:57, Sam Hulick wrote:
From a design standpoint, I have to disagree with multi-color tabs. For Ubuntu it would be a step backwards, IMO, in trying to achieve a cleaner, more modern look, which I know is one of their goals lately.

My suggestion would be to thicken the borders and/or shadows between tabs to make them more distinct. Or possibly dim all but the selected tab. In your first screenshot, it's visually difficult to tell at a glance what my current tab is. There needs to be some way to call out that tab.


On 2/18/14 3:52 PM, Levan Chelidze wrote:
 I think this will improve the usability of nautlus.

I believe that *window browsing* is no good in ubuntu and only logical way to get around in ubuntu is *tab browsing*. However It is a problem (_at least for me_) When _I have a lot of tabs opened in file manager_ , it is rather hard to navigate in them.


/To put perspective on this mostly I have more tabs opened in my file browser./

However If file manager will apply *random colors* to the *tabs* it will be faster and more convenient to navigate in.

Something like this


Some offices have colorful lines on their floors to make navigating in offices more convenient why not integrate something similar in ubuntu or gnome either way works or at least have a option to enable this option or not.

Sorry if I have not send this email to a right mailing list (this is mailing list is not it??)

anyway thank you for your time

I agree with you from design point of view or generally i believe if you are not into tacky things you will not like this, however I noticed that productivity goes sky high, this is why I think there should be a toggle on and off switch, to enable or disable it
I got this idea from watching linux action show they had a Firefox addon that just did this had random colours for tabs (So i tried it and it was a breath of fresh air) my productivity improved.

 You can make nautilus look something like this


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