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Re: Chage dired buffer format to terse


From: Johnny
Subject: Re: Chage dired buffer format to terse
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 00:29:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.1 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>> Just changed my monitor to "portrait mode", and don't enjoy the
>> filenames displayed by dired so want to omit some info (group 
>> and owner are good candidates, as well as modified times).
>> Even better, is there something like dired-x omit for columns
>> instead of files? I use omit to toggle hidden files, and another
>> keybinding to toggle columns would be awesome.
>
> http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/DiredDetails
>
> I keep details hidden 80% of the time, and toggle showing/hiding using key 
> `('.
>
> FWIW, this feature was agreed by Emacs Dev (including RMS) to be added to 
> Emacs
> years ago, but despite frequent reminders that has never happened.  Anyway, it
> is easy enough to add this to your `~/.emacs'.  Enjoy.
>

Thanks, this is exacly what I needed, works perfect! I agree it should
be added by default, as it is a rare occasion when the details are of
any interest. Oh, well, it is easy enugh to install once you know where
to find it (my google skillset obviously let me down again...)

-- 
Johnny



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