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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.
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Global configuration for "always-use-location-entry" in GTK?

Posted 04-11-2018 at 08:28 PM by the dsc

One of those things I can't understand in UI design is the need some designers have to force the user to have to click or press key combinations to display things that could well have been available the entire time, with no harm whatsoever to the usability, much to the contrary. I guess some people think it's cool and nerdier to have to remember the combinations.

In order to have the location field always shown on nautilus, apparently one can use the command:
gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences always-use-location-entry true
That's for GTK3, I believe. For GTK2 it would be:
gconftool-2 --type=Boolean --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/always_use_location_entry true
But what about the file dialogs of all other applications? Is there a global configuration? I tried just switching "nautilus" for "mypaint", but "there's no such schema".

That's not exactly a huge problem, at least not for someone without some disability that would make it more of a hassle, so I won't steal attention with it on the forums. If for some reason someone stumbles with this post, and knows the answer for it, then thank you for commenting.
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