[Sugar-devel] How to copy something from the Journal to a pendrive?
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon Aug 2 12:01:59 EDT 2010
On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 17:54, Christoph Derndorfer
<christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 2:27 AM, Gary Martin <garycmartin at googlemail.com>
>> On 2 Aug 2010, at 06:07, Christoph Derndorfer
>> <christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 9:23 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 21:06, Christoph Derndorfer
>>> <christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Okay, we just discovered that it's apparently just my pendrive (8GB
>>> > Cruzer)
>>> > that's not showing up on the details view's copy-button palette.
>>> > One way or another I think it would make sense to also offer such a
>>> > copy
>>> > option on the Journal list view itself as else copying multiple files
>>> > from
>>> > the Journal to a pendrive would be royal pain.
>>> I actually thought we had such an entry in that palette.
>> Yeah, that's what I had thought as well but since it's neither on my XO-1
>> (using 321py) nor on my XO-1.5 (build 206) I'm assuming that such a palette
>> indeed doesn't exist.
>> Yea just looked at build 767 (Sugar 0.82.1) vs. build 300py (Sugar
>> 0.88.1). Both have a Copy menu item in the Journal hover palette, but it is
>> only for copying to the clipboard, unlike the details view Copy icon that
>> has a secondary menu function (when a USB device is inserted) for copying to
>> the USB. Interestingly 0.88.1 is not showing the nice USB icon in the
>> details Copy menu that you get in 0.82.1 (there's just a blank space where
>> the little USB icon would be).
> Yeah, I've also noticed that this icon seems to have gone MIA at some point.
>> I must admit the details view Copy to USB feature always seemed rather
>> well hidden/unexpected to me. I've always just gone for the drag'n'drop from
>> the main Journal view, though likely due to my long term Mac exposure.
> Interesting, to me it's the other way 'round because in Sugar I generally
> expect more options to be hidden in the palettes whereas drag'n'drop is
> something that I had never used in Sugar before.
> (Out of curiosity: Where else in Sugar is drag'n'drop available?)
I've personally taken care of making content draggable in Browse,
Write and the Journal, though it may have regressed since. Also,
most/all text fields should be dnd-enabled and I think Etoys uses it
extensively as well.
> Christoph Derndorfer
> co-editor, olpcnews
> url: www.olpcnews.com
> e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com
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