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Most recent submissions by user "n49o7"

Registered since: January 12, 2010

10 +11/-1 votes

Readability when performing a search

Submitted by n49o7 on March 3, 2010 to Usability

Look at the two windows in the screenshot.
On the left, when performing a search for "jpg" in Explorer, the adress bar reads "search results".
On the right, when searching for "automatic" in the control panel, (more...)

Make the adress bar display something useful like " [Search path] > Search for [search term] " or something like that.

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(4 comments)

4 +7/-3 votes

Wrong column name in "What's printing"

Submitted by n49o7 on March 3, 2010 to Legacy

Column "Port" should be named "Adress", or is it just a glitch in the french translation? "Port" only makes sense if the printer is connected directly to your computer, but not if it's on a network. "Adress" (more...)

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8 +10/-2 votes

Translation error [FR]

Submitted by n49o7 on February 15, 2010 to Legacy

Found in the help section of the indexing options (under "Can I index my whole computer?")

"effectuer" should be "effectuez"

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(3 comments)

20 +27/-7 votes

Hotkeys to show/hide file extensions and hidden files

Submitted by n49o7 on February 3, 2010 to Annoyance, Usability

When you want to quickly show the file extensions in explorer ... you can't. You have to go through all these menus and all. Same goes for hidden files. (See also http://www.windows7taskforce.com/view/2551)

Assign a hotkey to each of these features. (Although I realize that there's a difference between hidden and superhidden - hidden files and system files)

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(5 comments)

-3 +8/-11 votes

Pane settings shortcuts

Submitted by n49o7 on February 3, 2010 to Annoyance, Usability

I like to manage which panes are open in explorer depending on the size of my window. It's easy to hide/show the preview pane using the dedicated button in the toolbar, but what about the other panes ?
I previously asked about assigning a (more...)

Either:
There would be three buttons, one for each pane (currently, there's one button for the preview pane)
Or:
There would be one button, on which you could right/left click to show a little menu (the one you find in "Organize"=>"Layout"). (more...)

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(6 comments)

3 +10/-7 votes

Purge

Submitted by n49o7 on January 28, 2010 to Website suggestions

Most of the suggestions that were demoted below (let's say) 10 are old, user specific bugs, poster mistakes, etc ...
(Use the website's filters to display them and browse through the two or three last pages if you don't see what (more...)

Remove the suggestions that do not have a reason to exist anymore.

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(2 comments)

12 +13/-1 votes

Filter names

Submitted by n49o7 on January 27, 2010 to Website suggestions

See screenshot.

Easy to fix. I think you don't need my advice.

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14 +17/-3 votes

Suggestion for Flip

Submitted by n49o7 on January 27, 2010 to Usability

Flip is always a little bit confusing to use. You generally find what you're looking for but things could be clearer.

I suggest this layout for Flip. The trick is to sort the windows by program name, like they are in the taskbar. In the screenshot, each program has a column. The result is kind of exposé-like when there are many windows open, only much more readable.
(more...)

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(11 comments)

4 +13/-9 votes

Transparent taskbar on a white background.

Submitted by n49o7 on January 25, 2010 to Aesthetics, Usability

The text and the icons in the taskbar are white. Fine, as long as you don't put aero to full transparent with a white desktop background.

Allow changing all the icons and text that are usually white to black. After all, this is available for cursors...

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(6 comments)

20 +21/-1 votes

Multiple icon change

Submitted by n49o7 on January 25, 2010 to Aesthetics, Usability

When you want to change the icon for several folders, you have to do this by hand, folder by folder.
However, when you select several folders and display their properties, you have a "customize" tab. You can change the icon...click "apply" (more...)

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14 +16/-2 votes

Sticky Notes (Notes Peek)

Submitted by n49o7 on January 25, 2010 to Usability

You can minimize notes using their taskbar button, whether it's pinned or not. So, how usable would that be if aero peek showed the notes as well as your desktop?

There may be a hack for this: the trick of putting the notes on the same level as the desktop might do.
Or not.

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(2 comments)

28 +31/-3 votes

Rollup-able Notes

Submitted by n49o7 on January 24, 2010 to Usability

The screen space gets obscured pretty quickly as soon as you have a few notes lying around. And this gets worse as the screen resolution decreases.

Make it so that right-clicking on a note's bar (the part that contains the + and the X) rolls it up, like it's been done for ages in many window managers.

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(5 comments)

9 +12/-3 votes

Translation error [FR]

Submitted by n49o7 on January 15, 2010 to Legacy

There is a translation error in the "Advanced" window of "Indexation options".
"Indexer l'emplacement" should be "Emplacement de l'index".

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(4 comments)

-3 +7/-10 votes

Windows Explorer: scroll in the area the pointer is over.

Submitted by n49o7 on January 14, 2010 to Annoyance, Usability

Steps:
Go somewhere through the navigation pane in Explorer.
Use the mouse wheel.
You will scroll inside the navigation pane.

Make it so that when you use the mousewheel, the scrolling is made in the area your pointer is over, like in Firefox.

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(5 comments)

20 +24/-4 votes

Middle-clicking on a folder opening it in a new window.

Submitted by n49o7 on January 14, 2010 to Usability

For instance, you're in a folder, and you would like to open one of your favorites in a new window.
If you could middle-click on this fav of yours to do it, it would be great (wouldn't it?)
Well for now you can't.

There may be a hack for this... Nevertheless, it should be available to everyone.
Implementing this would allow for a greater consistency with the middle-click feature on the taskbar icons.

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(6 comments)

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