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Old 09-17-2008, 10:24 AM   #1
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Hi there

My desktop environment is KDE, the OS is Debian running in a Compaq laptop.

I have a small but very annoying problem that I couldn't find a solution.

I could not find a way to configure the window that opens files in firefox, gnumeric or most other applications. I don't want for instance to see the hidden files and folders. Where this can be configured. Tried already everywhere in Kcontrol. In gnome it is quite easy to configure the window. It is surely something quite trivial, but I couldn't figure out how to do it.

Any help would be appreciated,

Beny
 
Old 09-17-2008, 10:52 AM   #2
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In Konqueror go to 'View' and un-tick 'Show hidden files'.
 
Old 09-17-2008, 11:47 AM   #3
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Thanks Klearview

The problem is not in Konqueror, but in the small window that pops-up when you want to open a file in say firefox.

Beny


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In Konqueror go to 'View' and un-tick 'Show hidden files'.
 
Old 09-17-2008, 11:55 AM   #4
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what window is it? what does it say?
 
Old 09-17-2008, 12:39 PM   #5
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The window that pops up when you try to open or save a file in firefox for example. It is sort of a file manager where you can navigate through the folders and files in your HD.
 
Old 09-17-2008, 01:41 PM   #6
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That dialog has got nothing to do with Kcontrol or KDE - Firefox and Gnumeric are GTK apps so whatever you want to change in that dialog needs to be changed with the same tools you use in Gnome rather than Kcontrol.
 
Old 09-17-2008, 01:54 PM   #7
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I thought in gnome was easier to modify the appearance in the dialog, but it wasn't, my mistake.
Do you know what is the gtk tool to change the dialog configuration?
 
Old 09-17-2008, 02:15 PM   #8
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I don't know the tool for that as I don't use GNOME but I can tell you how to prevent hidden files from being displayed in that dialog - open the dialog and right-click on any of the files or folders displayed in it and un-check 'Show Hidden Files'
 
Old 09-17-2008, 02:34 PM   #9
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It was easier than I thought.

Thanks a lot for the help,

Beny
 
  


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