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Author Topic: [feature request] quick way to modify an alias  (Read 2328 times)

nitrix-ud

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[feature request] quick way to modify an alias
« on: November 21, 2007, 02:23:54 PM »
i think alias editing (and managing options in general) is one of FARR's few weaknesses...

since you can have so many aliases it can become quite long to find the one you want to edit
what i suggest is to be able to choose an alias to edit directly from the search box...

maybe a command similar to the "agroups" command could work as follow :

editalias [piece of the alias name]

to find the alias your want to edit, and then just press enter

that would be very very handy

now maybe i'm the only one editing aliases everyday  :D


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Re: [feature request] quick way to modify an alias
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2007, 03:30:25 PM »
it's actually a good idea.. i think i may add it.

i did however add an "explore here" to any alias result, including agroups(!)
so you can right click and then be taken to the alias tab of options with the proper alias file already selected.

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Re: [feature request] quick way to modify an alias
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2007, 03:41:16 PM »
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i did however add an "explore here" to any alias result, including agroups(!)

that's a nice feature, but when you have lots of aliases you have to find it through agroups (not quite easy)
then you have to find it a second time within the alias tab... (not easy)

really depends on how many aliases you have... i guess the current solution is fine for most of us...

i was wondering ... maybe this feature could be done as a plugin
a more general plugin helping us editing FARR options ... ?