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Re: st: Tiny wish for pull down menu File Filename


From   John Hendrickx <john_hendrickx@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Tiny wish for pull down menu File Filename
Date   Wed, 19 May 2004 02:57:43 -0700 (PDT)

--- Ronán Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie> wrote:
> on 18/05/2004 18:26, Renzo Comolli at renzo.comolli@yale.edu wrote:
> 
> > 2. When you click on File Filename the dialogue box has a
> pull-down menu
> > called File name (sorry names are confusing, but that's their
> name), that
> > pull-down menu would be useful to find quickly recently-viewed
> files. In
> > reality, Windows XP paths are very long and that pull down menu
> manages to
> > show only the beginning of each path, so there is hardly any way
> to
> > distinguish among the files available for quick access. I suggest
> that this
> > feature is somehow improved so that the pull-down menu becomes
> useful.
> 
> There's a very very useful application for Mac called 'default
> folder' which
> allows rapid navigation to recent files and folder, as you
> describe. I have
> the feeling that there is a similar utility for PC. For someone
> doing a lot
> of consulting, and therefore having zillions of folders, something
> like this
> is a real boon. 
File-Ex does something similar for Windows. See http://www.cottonwoodsw.com/


	
		
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