FS#7346 - "Show filename extensions in the file browser" as an independent setting

Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Alexander Levin (fml2) - Saturday, 23 June 2007, 15:29 GMT
Last edited by Peter D'Hoye (petur) - Monday, 13 August 2007, 19:31 GMT
Task Type Patches
Category Settings
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Operating System All players
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version Daily build (which?)
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


As of now, file name extensions are shown (or not) based on the option "Show files" (All/Supported/etc.) This patch introduces an explicit setting for this.

I read about this in irc logs and liked the idea. The patch is really simple. It can be included without any side effects. But if the RB developers are not excited about this feature I wouldn't insist that it MUST be included.
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Closed by  Peter D'Hoye (petur)
Monday, 13 August 2007, 19:31 GMT
Reason for closing:  Accepted
Additional comments about closing:  and enhanced further....
Comment by Peter D'Hoye (petur) - Thursday, 05 July 2007, 22:19 GMT
fine fine...

It would however be nice to have 3 options iso two:
- always hidden
- always shown
- hide known (current behaviour & make this default)

otherwise I'm all for this one...
Comment by Douglas Valentine (Dwyloc) - Wednesday, 11 July 2007, 10:22 GMT
Sounds really good to me as well.
Comment by Alexander Levin (fml2) - Thursday, 12 July 2007, 13:58 GMT
@petur: what do you mean by "hide known"? Always hide the exts for the files of "known" types? Even if the file filter is set to "Show All"? So that some files are shown with and some without extensions? For the filters "music" and "supported" this would hide the exts for all shown files. But in the case of "All" this wouldn't be exactly the same as the current behaviour.
Comment by Peter D'Hoye (petur) - Thursday, 12 July 2007, 14:08 GMT
actually... nevermind what I said ;)
Comment by Peter D'Hoye (petur) - Friday, 13 July 2007, 17:12 GMT
actually... do mind what I said ;)
Comment by Peter D'Hoye (petur) - Thursday, 02 August 2007, 19:04 GMT