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[ZEP] Ctrl-* to log all tagged directories in DW   [ZEP]

By: John Gruener     Orlando, Florida  
Date: Mar 12,2019 at 13:59
In Response to: [ZEP] Ctrl-* to log all tagged directories in DW (Martijn Coppoolse)


> In Directory Mode, the asterisk key [*] can be used to log the entire branch
> below the highlighted directory.
> Since Ctrl-[key] usually means "perform [key]'s operation on all
> tagged files", I expected [Ctrl-*] to log all tagged directories; but
> that key combo doesn't appear to do anything.
>
> Is there a reason this key isn't working (on my machine, at least)?
> Other than not having implemented it, of course? :-)
>
> If it simply wasn't implemented, then I'd like to submit it as ZEP.

To log tagged directories from the DM FW use Alt-Log, [T]agged directories, [B]ranch.

The Ctrl-* key has never been defined to work either in the File Mode (FM) or Directory Mode (DM), so it's clearly not been implemented. This is basically because the key commands in DM are designed to perform the same operations on directories as they do on files in the FM. Yet there is no similar operation in FM as you are expecting here in DM.

I agree it would be handy to have a single key to perform this operation, and Ctrl-* makes sense. However, I think this would be the first and only key command that would exist only in the DM.

- John

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