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xfce:thunar:preferences [2019/07/27 15:30]
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xfce:thunar:preferences [2021/02/17 09:36] (current)
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-====== File Manager Preferences ======+~~NOTOC~~ 
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 +====== Thunar - File Manager Preferences ====== 
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 +  * **[[#Display Preferences|Display Preferences]]** 
 +  * **[[#Side Pane Preferences|Side Pane Preferences]]** 
 +  * **[[#Behavior Preferences|Behavior Preferences]]** 
 +  * **[[#Advanced Preferences|Advanced Preferences]]** 
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 Use the {gui>File Manager Preferences} dialog to customize Thunar settings to your liking. To open the preferences dialog, choose {gui>Edit>Preferences...} from the menu bar. Use the {gui>File Manager Preferences} dialog to customize Thunar settings to your liking. To open the preferences dialog, choose {gui>Edit>Preferences...} from the menu bar.
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 Thunar also supports several so-called [[hidden-settings|Hidden Options]], which control advanced features of the file manager, but are not included in the preferences in order to keep the dialog simple. Thunar also supports several so-called [[hidden-settings|Hidden Options]], which control advanced features of the file manager, but are not included in the preferences in order to keep the dialog simple.
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 ===== Display Preferences ===== ===== Display Preferences =====
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 ? Show thumbnails ? Show thumbnails
 ! Select this option to show thumbnails of image files and other supported files. Choose the //Local Files Only// option if you find that displaying thumbnails is too slow on network drives. The file manager stores the thumbnail files for each folder in the hidden .thumbnails directory in the user's Home folder. ! Select this option to show thumbnails of image files and other supported files. Choose the //Local Files Only// option if you find that displaying thumbnails is too slow on network drives. The file manager stores the thumbnail files for each folder in the hidden .thumbnails directory in the user's Home folder.
-! See the [[Tumbler]] plugins section if you want to extend the basic thumbnail functionality provided by Thunar with support for additional file types. +! See the [[https://docs.xfce.org/xfce/tumbler/available_plugins|Tumbler plugins]] section if you want to extend the basic thumbnail functionality provided by Thunar with support for additional file types. 
 ? Sort folders before files ? Sort folders before files
 ! Select this option to list folders before files when you sort a folder.  ! Select this option to list folders before files when you sort a folder. 
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 ? Date - Format ? Date - Format
 ! Choose your preferred date display format. You can as well provide a custom date string. ! Choose your preferred date display format. You can as well provide a custom date string.
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 ===== Side Pane Preferences ===== ===== Side Pane Preferences =====
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 If you have customized any of your folder icons with emblems, you can also specify whether those emblems should be displayed in the Side Pane. This will not affect those emblems displaying in the Main Area. See the [[working-with-files-and-folders#properties|Properties]] section for how to assign emblems to folder icons. If you have customized any of your folder icons with emblems, you can also specify whether those emblems should be displayed in the Side Pane. This will not affect those emblems displaying in the Main Area. See the [[working-with-files-and-folders#properties|Properties]] section for how to assign emblems to folder icons.
  
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 ===== Behavior Preferences ===== ===== Behavior Preferences =====
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 ? Show action to permanently delete files and folders ? Show action to permanently delete files and folders
 ! The context menu will show an additional entry to permanently delete files and folders ! The context menu will show an additional entry to permanently delete files and folders
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 ===== Advanced Preferences ===== ===== Advanced Preferences =====
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 If the ''thunar-volman'' package is installed, you can enable the integrated volume manager by checking the {gui>Enable Volume Management} box and then clicking the //Configure// link to bring up the **Removable Drives and Media** dialog. See the section called [[using-removable-media|Using Removable Media]] for details about this feature. If the ''thunar-volman'' package is installed, you can enable the integrated volume manager by checking the {gui>Enable Volume Management} box and then clicking the //Configure// link to bring up the **Removable Drives and Media** dialog. See the section called [[using-removable-media|Using Removable Media]] for details about this feature.
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