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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.2)
Description of problem:
It would be really useful if the user could display and hide hidden
files quickly in a directory. Either a hot-key or add an entry to the
Edit or View menus. A button on the toolbar would be even better to
toggle the mode.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch Nautilus.
2. You need to navigate tot he preferences dialog in order to toggle
hiden file viewing.
Internal RFE bug #129466 entered; will be considered for future releases.
This is in rawhide, will be in fedora core 3 and the next RHEL.