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====ROX Filer - Mini-Buffer====
~**Mini-buffer** is a folder navigation tool in [[ROXfiler ROX filer]]. It is a bar that appears at the bottom of a filer window when '/' is pressed - it allows you to jump to a different folders. Pressing 'Esc' to closes it.
==Entering paths==
~Start typing the folder you require. ROX will highlight the closest match, pressing 'Enter' opens the highlighted directory.
~Shortcuts-
~~- Pressing 'Up, Down' - highlights the previous/next matching entry
~~- Pressing 'Tab' will open the directory if there is only one name matching the letters typed, otherwise it will beep.
==Screenshot==
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~[[ROXfiler ROX filer]]
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====ROX Filer====
~**ROX-Filer** is the default file manager in many versions of puppy. It is a component taken from the ROX desktop environment.
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==Appendix==
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<FONT face="System" color="#ffffff" size="+1">   Using Rox</FONT>
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<span style="font-weight: bold;">Quick start:</span><br>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<ul>
<li>Access Rox by clicking a directory icon on desktop or choose 'File Manager' from the Start menu.
</li>
<li>Left click to open files and directories. Right click to get a menu.</li>
<li>To copy: drag files between windows with left mouse button.</li>
<li>To get an extra menu (copy, move, link, etc): drag with middle button. Symlink can be made this way too.<br>
</li>
<li>Mini-buffer is a white bar that appears along the bottom of the
window and allows you to enter some text. Press <span class="keycap">Esc</span> to
get rid of it again.</li>
<ul>
<li>path-entry box<br>
<ul>
<li>open it by pressing '/'</li>
<li>allows you to type in a path directly</li>
<li>Press 'Enter' - open the currently selected item;
Press 'Tab' - shell-style tab completion; Press 'Up, Down' - select the
previous/next matching entry</li>
<li>If it beeps when you press <span class="keycap">Tab</span> then you need to supply
more letters, or press Enter</li>
</ul>
</li>
<li>shell command box</li>
<ul>
<li>open it by Right-click -> Window -> Shell Command...</li>
<li>provides a quick way of entering shell commands if you don't
want to open rxvt</li>
</ul>
</ul>
<li>To show Rox manual file press 'F1' (or click on the i toolbar icon).</li>
</ul>
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<thead><tr><th style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 204);">Key / mouse</th>
<th style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 204);">Action</th>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Left click</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Open the file or directory clicked on.<br>
Hold down <span class="keycap">Ctrl</span> to select things. Hold down <span class="keycap">Shift</span> to:<br>
1. look inside applications 2. treat files as text 3. follow symlinks or 4. mount devices. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Middle click</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Open the file or directory clicked on.<br>
Click on a file: open the file and close rox.<br>
Click on a folder: open the directory in a new window.<br>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Right click</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Open the main menu.<br>
Hold down <span class="keycap">Ctrl</span> while clicking to go directly to the Selection submenu.<br>
Hold down <span class="keycap">Shift</span> to get the Send To menu . </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Drag an item (left mouse button)</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Copy file(s) to the destination (an application or another filer window).<br>
Hold down <span class="keycap">Shift</span> to move the file<br>
<span class="keycap">Ctrl</span>+<span class="keycap">Shift</span> to create a symbolic link. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Drag an item (middle mouse button)</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> When you let go, display a menu of possible actions (copy, move, link, etc).<br>
There is an option to make this move the files rather than open the menu. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Drag (not over an item)</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Select a group of items by dragging a box around them.<br>
Then "<span class="keycap">Ctrl</span> + left click" to add items to the selection.<br>
Or, "<span class="keycap">Ctrl</span> + middle click" to select and unselect. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Double-click background</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Resize window to a sensible size. </td>
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<td colspan="2" rowspan="1" style="vertical-align: top; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 204);"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Key</span><br>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"><span class="keycap">Backspace</span></td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Go to parent directory. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Arrow keys</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Move the cursor around. </td>
</tr>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"><span class="keycap">Page Up</span>,<br>
<span class="keycap">Page Down</span></td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Move the cursor up and down a page at a time. </td>
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<tr>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"><span class="keycap">Home</span>,
<span class="keycap">End</span></td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Move to the first/last entry in the directory. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"><span class="keycap">Enter</span><br>
</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Acts like clicking on the file. Hold down Shift for other effects, as with clicking. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"><span class="keycap">Spacebar</span></td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Toggles the item under the cursor between being selected and unselected,and moves to next item. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"><span class="keycap">Tab</span>, <span class="keycap">Shift</span>+<span class="keycap">Tab</span></td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;"> Moves the cursor to the next/previous selected
item. </td>
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<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">Hold mouse over an item</td>
<td style="background-color: lightyellow;">
Shows a tooltip with brief description of the application (if
available), the target of symlink, and the full name of file, if it's
too long to show in the main window. </td>
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</div><span style="font-weight: bold;"></span>* Mouse button bindings can be changed in the Options window.<br>
<div style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: bold;"><br>
Navigation:</span><br>
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<ul>
<li>Open new window:</li>
<ul>
<li>Click a folder with middle mouse button (both buttons together simulates middle button)</li>
</ul>
<li>Open new Home dir window:</li>
<ul>
<li>Click the Home icon with middle mouse button</li>
</ul>
<li>Open a new window showing the parent dir:</li>
<ul>
<li>Click up arrow with middle mouse button</li>
</ul>
<li>Set bookmark</li>
<ul>
<li>Press ctrl+0 to ctrl+9. To change the rox dir to that bookmark, just press
the number key: 0 to 9 (it will even remember which files are selected)<br>
</li>
</ul>
</ul>
<br>
<span style="font-weight: bold;">Open Files:</span><br>
<ul>
<li>Drag file(s) to a rox icon and the file(s) will be opened with the run-action-command. E,g, select some mp3 files then drag</li>
<li>From the command line type: "rox readme.txt" to open readme.txt using the default rox action</li>
<li>Put
programs in the sendto menu and send files to it: E.g, select 3 or 4
pictures, hold shift and right click to get the sendto menu, and send
the pics to mtpaint ... or mp3s can be sent to gxine</li>
</ul>
<br>
<span style="font-weight: bold;">Define Keys:</span><br>
<ul>
<li>You can bind keys to menu items. E.g, right-click a file,
move the mouse over the Delete menu item, and press the D key. Now you
can select any files and press D to delete them. To reset the keys
press 'Backspace'.<br>
</li>
</ul>
<br>
<span style="font-weight: bold;">More:</span><br>
<ul>
<li>Drag any item from a rox window to the desktop to create a desktop icon.</li>
<li>To change icon text's background: 1. right-click a desktop icon and select Rox-Filer, Options; 2. click the Pinboard tab; 3. select Text Style: No Background; 4. click Save (apply other effects to check but always SAVE).</li>
<li>If you add partitions to fstab, you can mount/unmount them by holding shift and clicking the mount point (e.g, /mnt/windows3)</li>
</ul>
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