file renaming with PF8 buggy?

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K. C. Tessarek

24 May, 2018 11:10 AM

After upgrading to PF8, renaming of files doesn't work the same way anymore.

When a file was already selected, a single click on that same file allowed me to rename that file.
This does not work with PF8, where I have to use fn+enter.

Is this a bug or did I miss an option in settings?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 24 May, 2018 03:23 PM

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    Hi,

    Please see if settings under PathFinder > Preferences > Features > Keyboard make a difference for you.

    Feel free to write us back and we will be happy to assist you.

    Best Regards,
    Jordan 
    Path Finder Support Team

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 24 May, 2018 03:23 PM.

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  4. 2 Posted by K. C. Tessarek on 25 May, 2018 08:22 AM

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    Thank you for your reply.

    Unfortunately this doesn't solve anything.
    I still can't use my mouse to click on a file so that the file (everything except the extension) is selected to then rename the file.

    Maybe you misunderstood what I was saying.

    Please use PF7 click on a file. After 2 seconds click on the same filename again. Then you will see what I mean.
    The same does not work in PF8.

  5. 3 Posted by lryter on 25 May, 2018 01:01 PM

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    exactly

  6. 4 Posted by Radd on 25 May, 2018 02:17 PM

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    I was beginning to see this problem in PF7 recently myself, but only intermittently. I'd never seen this bug at all in any version (been a user since 2.0) before.

    Point being: I think this bug may have crept in before PF8 in a late update of 7. Sometimes it just won't let me rename a file by either mouse clicking or hitting enter and I need to use the toolbar button or the commands menu item to do so.

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  9. 5 Posted by aparajita on 27 May, 2018 06:09 PM

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    Same here. Most of the time I can't click to rename. Once in a while it works.

    When I use Cmd-Shift-R to rename, sometimes after clicking OK in that dialog, the dialog comes up again with the name of some other file.

  10. 6 Posted by K. C. Tessarek on 28 May, 2018 10:21 AM

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    Dear Path Finder Support Team,

    Can ypu please explain to me why you close this issue, even though it is neither resolved nor does it work as expected. If this is the way you handle issues I would like to get my money back (which I paid for the update to PF8).

    Cheers,
    K. C.

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  13. Support Staff 7 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 28 May, 2018 04:55 PM

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    Hi, 

    Sorry for the inconvenience. 

    The forum is integrated with our CRM system and it automatically closes tickets after each reply.
    Every new reply reopens it, so other users should be able to comment and subscribe to your thread regardless its status. 
    We don't close discussions manually. 

    Regarding the issue, our developers are already aware of it and working on a fix. 

    Best Regards,
    Jordan
    Path Finder Support Team

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  16. 8 Posted by aparajita on 28 May, 2018 08:32 PM

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    The forum is integrated with our CRM system and it automatically closes tickets after each reply.

    Time to use new forum software. Kind of a ridiculous system, don't you think?

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  19. 9 Posted by prs on 04 Jun, 2018 03:59 PM

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    I think this is what's being asked above, but in PF in V8.0.1, after selecting a file with a single click, I can no longer single click again on the file to rename it. Have to now use the "Return Key" to highlight the name for renaming. This is annoying.

    Check and changed all relevant setting to no avail.

    Is this a bug or a permanent change?

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  22. 10 Posted by Radd on 10 Jun, 2018 01:56 PM

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    I think you guys are experiencing a bug. It actually works fine for me in 8 to click to select, then click again to rename. (though i did see this pop up every once in a while in 7, but the behavior would fix itself on a relaunch)

    I doubt it matters specifically, but I'm using a 3rd party Logitech mouse which runs through other drivers.

    Maybe try a different input device to track this bug down and see if it's more directly related to a specific device?

  23. 11 Posted by K. C. Tessarek on 10 Jun, 2018 02:01 PM

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    I am using the internal trackpad on my MacBook. I currently do not have an external mouse to test around.
    The last update did not help either.
    This is definitely a bug. It worked on PF7, now it doesn't. Logic dictates: 1) Bug 2) removed functionality

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  26. 12 Posted by K. C. Tessarek on 23 Jun, 2018 04:31 PM

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    THIS STILL HASN'T BEEN FIXED WITH 8.0.3 (1873) !!!!!!!!

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  29. 13 Posted by prs on 27 Jun, 2018 03:56 AM

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    Stumbled onto this little nugget this evening...

    Have been struggling with this for awhile when using a mouse with my MacBook Pro. This single click to edit file name used to work with a mouse. No longer.

    This evening, was using the computer's track pad and single click worked! Was able to single click on a file name to edit using the track pad.

    Crazy. Go figure.

  30. 14 Posted by K. C. Tessarek on 27 Jun, 2018 10:55 AM

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    @prs it's nice that it works for you, but it doesn't work for me, nor for other people (I know) who use PF 8.0.x.

    I'm using the internal trackpad and it is still not working in 8.0.3 (1873).

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  33. 15 Posted by K. C. Tessarek on 09 Jul, 2018 07:31 PM

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    It still does not work with PF 8.0.4.

    Question to the PF developers: Are you really working on a fix for that?

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  36. 16 Posted by drm0223 on 26 Aug, 2018 07:23 PM

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    Still not fixed in 8.1

    FN + ENTER does allow me to edit the file name, as does clicking the RENAME icon in the menu bar...but in PF 7, this wasn't necessary.

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  39. 17 Posted by ghiesz on 27 Aug, 2018 12:13 PM

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    Hi Support Team,
    do you need help to fix an issue small like this, need consulting to check out was your customers need????
    10 Updates and no fix, nothing changes, and your CRM closes after each post.
    What goes wrong in your company, need some push in facebook so customers leaving you.
    So many small fixes since the first version PF5 not fixed, like show in Finder in the dock, it works not since today and i postet this years ago.
    You guys should bring the CEO in front, maybe he is involved in too much golf handicap.
    No good regards - we are waiting for solutions - so hurry up

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