[MAC OS GRIPE] editing filenames in MacOS finder, three state fields

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Mon Sep 26 13:52:28 CDT 2011


Do you have a different mouse you can try? It sounds to me like it could be a 
mouse malfunction.

Phil

On 9/26/11 11:43 AM, stephen barncard wrote:
> thanks for the tip but can't get that far. I'm often getting a false double
> click on select
>
> On 26 September 2011 11:19, Phil Davis<revdev at pdslabs.net>  wrote:
>
>> Hi Stephen,
>>
>> I find it's sometimes easier to:
>> - select filename
>> - hit RETURN on the keyboard - instant edit mode! no waiting!
>> - edit
>> - hit RETURN again - back to normal
>>
>> Phil Davis
>>
>>
>>
>> On 9/26/11 11:11 AM, stephen barncard wrote:
>>
>>> false double click
>>>
>>> On 26 September 2011 11:11, stephen barncard<
>>> stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.**com<stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com>>
>>>   wrote:
>>>
>>>   click once to edit - I get no chance to wait, just launches. horrible
>>>>
>>>> On 26 September 2011 11:00, Ken Ray<kray at sonsothunder.com>   wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   On Sep 26, 2011, at 12:23 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
>>>>>   Maybe it's me, but has anyone else seen a change in the way that in
>>>>>> Snow
>>>>>> Leopard, the finder allows editing in the names, perhaps with all apps?
>>>>>>
>>>>> It
>>>>>
>>>>>> seems to me that the 'single click to edit'  immediately translates
>>>>>> into
>>>>>> unwanted launches,  always annoying,  sometimes with
>>>>>>
>>>>> *disastrous*consequences.
>>>>>
>>>>> Single click to edit? I'm not sure I understand - I'm running Snow
>>>>> Leopard
>>>>> and it takes two clicks to edit then name (click once , pause, click
>>>>> again)... is there something I'm missing?
>>>>>
>>>>> Ken Ray
>>>>> Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
>>>>> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
>>>>> Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
>>>>>
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>>>>
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