On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 02:59:19AM +0100, Holly Bostick wrote:
> John J. Foster schreef:
> > Good evening,
> > I'm running a KDE desktop and in the File Open dialog boxes on both
> > Firefox & OOo I can't seem to find where to tell them to display hidden
> > folders and/or files.
> For firefox, if a Save dialog, select "Browse for other folders", then
> right-click inside the file list on the right -- not the folder list on
> the left-- and select "Show hidden files". For the Open dialog, you
> don't have to browse, obviously. Setting will remain until you revoke
> it, though possibly not across browser sessions (not sure).
Thanks, that works fine. Even for the "Open File", which I'm not sure why
you wouldn't think I'd have to browse.
> However, if you do this a lot, you might consider making a symlink from
> the hidden folder or file to a link of the same name, but without the
> preceding ".", that way the symlink won't be hidden.
Yeah, but that's really lame that I'd have to do that. OOo can be so
advanced on some things, and so incredibly stupid on others.
I contend we are both atheists, I just believe in one fewer gods than
you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods,
you will understand why I dismiss yours.
...Stephen F Roberts