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Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 12.11.2019, 23:35
by ok1
As per subject this does not work. As I read it this was added in version 740 i.e. as below from the readme. Note tested using version 806 donor.

Implemented: Middle button click on favorite item in toolbar opens favorite target folder in new tab forum.freecommander.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=7174

I can

- Set 'Open Favourites in a new tab' and that works
- Middle mouse click a folder in FC and that opens in a new tab

Have tried

- Running FC using clean settings and still doesn't work.
- Tried from the Favourites 'menu' and Favourites as a Toolbar item

If this is not a feature it would be a nice addition though in no way critical or important.

Re: Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 24.12.2019, 08:25
by TastyCelery
Confirmed on 808 donor build - left and right click open item in active tab, middle click does nothing.
It would be nice to have this feature.

Re: Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 24.12.2019, 10:39
by Odamn-Ete
Can only partialy confirm:

Have four favorites in my favorite tool bar.
In the Define favorite toolbars Window they exhibit the following entries in the input field Program or folder:

somepathtofile/copyFolderStructure.cmd -> middle click produces no action = CONFIRMED (no start folder is defined, parameter defined as "%LeftDir%\*.*" "%RightDir%" %Dlg%)

%WinDir%\System32\cmd.exe -> middle click opens C:\WINDOWS\System32 in new tab = NOT CONFIRMED (no start folder nor parameter defined)

Powershell.exe -> middle click produces no action = CONFIRMED (start folder is defined as >%ActivDir%<, no parameter defined)

somepathto-Notepad++\notepad++.exe -> middle click opens ...path\Notepad++\ in new tab = NOT CONFIRMED (start folder is defined as %ActivDir%, parameter defined as %ActivSel%)

FreeCommander XE 2019 Build 808 64-bit donor
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Version 1909 Build 18363.535

Kind Regards and Happy Holidays!

Re: Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 05.05.2020, 11:47
by ok1
Marek - can we please have a response? e.g.bug acknowledged. Priority to fix is

a) No fix planned
b) Low priority
c) Medium priority
d) High priority

Re: Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 05.05.2020, 20:00
by Marek
This is a technical problem for me. Windows gives me at the point - when clicking on menu item - no way to determine which mouse button was used.
In the favorite tree you can use Ctrl+Click for opening in new tab.
I can only implement the same method Ctrl+Click when clicking on menu item.

Re: Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 06.05.2020, 09:44
by ok1
Ctrl+click would be fine but it doesn't appear to work, just opens in current tab.

Tried by normal settings and clean set-up. Using portable version 818 32 and 64 bit.

Re: Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 07.05.2020, 19:58
by Marek
In the tree it is Ctrl+DblClick.
For menu it is Ctrl+Click implemented - for the next release.

Re: Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 13.05.2020, 23:53
by ok1
Marek, confirm Ctrl-Click works on 819. Thanks.

I would love Middle mouse click but if that can't be done so be it.

Re: Open Favourites folder in new tab with middle mouse button

Posted: 14.05.2020, 23:18
by Dreamer
It's possible to use an external software, like HotkeyP or AutoHotkey, but then all middle click will be working as Ctrl+left click only, so for example middle click to close tab will not work anymore. Ctrl+left click to close tab must be added, then it would work.