Bug 521000 - GtkFileChooser does not change into the default selected directory if Location field is visible
Summary: GtkFileChooser does not change into the default selected directory if Locatio...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gtk2
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-03 05:29 UTC by Siddhesh Poyarekar
Modified: 2015-09-14 00:21 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 14:27:57 UTC
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Proposed patch -- check file list selection if location entry is empty (605 bytes, patch)
2009-09-03 05:32 UTC, Siddhesh Poyarekar
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Description Siddhesh Poyarekar 2009-09-03 05:29:18 UTC
Description of problem:

GtkFileChooser does not change into the directory if it is selected by default on opening the dialog. This happens only when the Location field is visible.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

1. Backup (if desired) and remove $HOME/.config/gtk-2.0/gtkfilechooser
2. mkdir /tmp/gtk
3. cd /tmp/gtk
4. mkdir foo
5. gedit
6. in gedit, hit CTRL-O to open a file
7. note that foo is selected by default and hit ENTER to cd to it and then
9. hit CTRL-O again to open a file
10. hit CTRL-L to open the Location field
11. hit ENTER to cd into foo
Actual results:

Nothing happens.

Expected results:

GtkFileChooser should show the contents of foo

Additional info:

This issue is similar to the following upstream bug:


i.e. the core issue seems to be the same. When the location field is visible and empty, the dialog ends up doing nothing. I have written a patch that checks for file list selection as a fallback if location contents are empty. It's an ugly goto that goes back _up_ into the function, but it's been done before in the same function before, so it looks like that is permitted :)

Comment 1 Siddhesh Poyarekar 2009-09-03 05:32:46 UTC
Created attachment 359619 [details]
Proposed patch -- check file list selection if location entry is empty

Attached fedora version of upstream patch that applies against gtk2-2.16.5-1.fc11

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