[SailfishDevel] File chooser

Siteshwar siteshwar at gmail.com
Thu Jan 9 13:40:35 UTC 2014


There are few choosers available under Sailfish.Pickers module. They are
not yet accepted in harbour however.

On Sun, Dec 1, 2013 at 2:47 AM, Caliste Damien <damien.caliste at free.fr>wrote:

> Hello,
> Le vendredi 29 novembre 2013, Superpelican a écrit :
> > IMHO a file picker/chooser/dialog should be the number 1 priority for
> > the Sailors right now
> I agree 100% with this. Especially since we cannot use the
> folderListModel from QML in harbour. With this QML plugin, one can
> easily create a decent file chooser (I've done it for my porting project
> Mæp https://github.com/dcaliste/maep-qt).
> Besides, using folderListModel should be temporary before having a
> unified filechooser UI. To help Jolla team, if they read, here are some
> thoughts about a Jolla file chooser (please readers comment and add
> suggestions of your own):
> - I like the Maemo 5 filechooser, using it from the N900 since 4 years,
> I found it easy to use and intuitive ;
> - I definitly like the way going up from $HOME lists bluetooth, NAS and
> SD card entries, very intuitive and convenient (it hides the complete
> UNIX directories and just present relevant places for the user) ;
> - it lacks a "sort by date" options (often use to find a recent file
> that has been worked on) ;
> - it lacks a favorite directories list easily accessible ;
> - it lacks the "recently used" entry of the desktop GTK filechooser
> that I find very easy to use to share files between applications.
> Regards,
> Damien.
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