Bug 162004 - GtkFileSelector is dropping file name when creating folder in a SaveAs dialog.
GtkFileSelector is dropping file name when creating folder in a SaveAs dialog.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gtk2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
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Reported: 2005-06-28 20:41 EDT by Rodd Clarkson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Rodd Clarkson 2005-06-28 20:41:54 EDT
Description of problem:

The File Selector is dropping the file name to 'save as' when you create a
folder in the Save As dialog. 

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How reproducible:

Very.  I've seen this behavior in Firefox, GIMP and Evolution.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Firefox and browse to http://www.fedora.redhat.com/
2. Right click the 'Fedora Project' image in the top left corner and select
'Save Image as ...'
3. Click "Browser for other Folders" and select <Filesystem>/tmp
4. Click 'Create Folder' noting that the file name is still displayed.
5. A new folder appears.  Change the name from 'Type name of new folder' to
'test' and press enter.
6. Note that you are now in /tmp/test and that the 'Name' of the file has been
Actual results:

The default file name is dropped

Expected results:

The default file name should remain in the Name field.
Comment 1 Rodd Clarkson 2005-06-28 20:42:54 EDT
Ah, I should have said that this is just one example of how to reproduce.  You
can get the same outcome in any application that uses the GtkFileSelector dialog
in SaveAs mode.
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2005-06-30 14:51:05 EDT
A slight variation of this bug is tracked upstream as

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