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Re: [opensuse] Dolphin and File Selectio howto?
  • From: "Rajko M." <rmatov101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 12:18:08 -0600
  • Message-id: <200901171218.08974.rmatov101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 17 January 2009 08:26:52 am Teruel de Campo MD wrote:
On Sat, 2009-01-17 at 14:45 +0100, Anders Johansson wrote:
On Saturday 17 January 2009 14:33:58 Teruel de Campo MD wrote:
Under konqueror in suse 11 you can
Ctrl+A and it selects all. The same is in 11.1 with Dolphin.
Crtl + and there I can *.ogg and it will select in that directory all
the ogg files and so on.

I have 3500 files in that directory with a mix of wav, ogg, mp4 and
mp3. I can do it using CLI but seems to be a basic function of a file
manager and I do not see it.

Press ctrl-i to get the filter bar. There you can type "ogg" to only show
files with "ogg" in the name, and then you can press ctrl-a to select all
filtered files

If you have files with ogg somewhere in the filename but not the
extension, and you want to avoid selecting those, type "ogg$" in the


Anders, thxs that did it.


I like to look for different solutions for the same problem :-)

should be enough to skip files that have ogg in somewhere else in the name.

When one knows that filter accepts regular expressions, like Anders, and now
all that read this thread it is possible to ask filter to list only those
that end.

At this point
lists nothing.
Is it OK, considering that Find Files insists on presence of star * .

Besides Tools > Show Filter Bar (Ctrl-i) there is also
Tools > Find Files (Ctrl-f) that can help with actions on files in many
In particular example:
will find them all, but
will show nothing.

Regards, Rajko
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