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Re: navigating in dired


From: Mario Domgörgen
Subject: Re: navigating in dired
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2004 15:58:28 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:

> Fabian Braennstroem wrote:
>  > Mario Domgo"rgen <address@hidden> writes:
>  >>Fabian Braennstroem <address@hidden> writes:
>  >>>I start using 'dired' instead of the 'Midnight-Commander' and now, I
>  >>>am looking for some feature 'mc' has.  Right now, my biggest problem
>  >>>is to navigate in a directory with a lot of subdirectories and
>  >>>files. Let's say I want to got to the file 'main' in that
>  >>>directory. In 'mc' I could type 'm' and the cursor jumps to the first
>  >>>word beginning with 'm'. How can I jump to this file quickly? Maybe,
>  >>>anybody has a function for that!?
>  >>
>  >>You have the ful power of emacs in dired. Just use C-s or C-r ...
>  >
>  > But when I want to jump to /root I first find dozens of 'r' in the
>  > mode-column. That is not the nicest way.
>
> I understand what you want, and I agree it'd be a nice feature.  In the
> meantime, try this: * % r RET M-}

Ah, sorry, i mistyped a "R" instead of "F" in Gnus and so i just send a
personal replay to Fabian... for the archive:

Just use M-g for dired-goto-file to jump to specific files...

HTH

Mario


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