Commit 7f085a5b authored by Yuri Chornoivan's avatar Yuri Chornoivan
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Update docs for startup page of configuration

Summary: After several resurfaces of GUI the current docs are not up-to-date.

Test Plan: I used an impression from D11382 to write this. Tested with checkXML5. An updated screenshot is needed.

Reviewers: #dolphin, ngraham

Reviewed By: #dolphin, ngraham

Subscribers: ngraham, kfm-devel, kde-doc-english

Tags: #dolphin, #documentation

Differential Revision: https://phabricator.kde.org/D29220
parent d3813ee6
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<legalnotice>&FDLNotice;</legalnotice>
<date>2020-03-17</date>
<releaseinfo>Applications 20.04</releaseinfo>
<date>2020-04-27</date>
<releaseinfo>Applications 20.08</releaseinfo>
<abstract>
<para>
......@@ -1137,26 +1137,55 @@ This group contains settings which control the appearance of &dolphin; on startu
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para>
The <guilabel>Start in</guilabel> folder is the folder which is opened on startup. The
location of the folder can be entered directly or chosen in a dialog which can
The <guilabel>Show on startup</guilabel> option allows choosing the folder which is opened on startup.
</para>
<para>
If the <guimenuitem>Folders, tabs, and window state from last time</guimenuitem> item is selected then
</para>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
<para>When launched from the &GUI; or CLI without any &URL;s, &dolphin; restores session</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>When rebooting with &dolphin; open, it restores session normally after the system comes back</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>When launched with &URL;s, &dolphin; window is opened showing those &URL;s instead of restoring session</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>When &dolphin; is already running and a new window is opened, that new window shows a single tab with the same &URL; as was visible in the previously-open &dolphin; instance</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
<para>
The location of the folder can also be entered directly or chosen in a dialog which can
be opened by clicking the button showing a <quote>folder</quote> icon. Moreover,
the current location or the default location (which is the user's home folder)
can be used as the startup folder by clicking the corresponding button.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
<guilabel>Split view mode</guilabel> controls if the
<guilabel>Begin in split view mode</guilabel> controls if the
<link linkend="dolphin-view">&dolphin; view</link> is split on startup
or not.
or not for new windows.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
<guilabel>Editable location bar</guilabel> controls if the location bar is in
<guilabel>Show filter bar</guilabel> controls if the filter bar is shown on
startup or not. See the <link linkend="filter-files">section on the filter bar</link>
for details.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
<guilabel>Make location bar editable</guilabel> controls if the location bar is in
editable mode on startup. The bread crumb mode of the location bar is used
otherwise. See the <link linkend="location-bar">section about the location bar</link>
for details about the two modes.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
<guilabel>Open new folders in tabs</guilabel> controls whether &dolphin; should open a new folder in a new tab of the current instance when called externally. If not enabled, the new folders will be opened in new instances of &dolphin;. By default this option is enabled.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
If <guilabel>Show full path inside location bar</guilabel> is enabled, the full
path of the current location is shown in the bread crumb mode of the location bar.
......@@ -1164,20 +1193,11 @@ Otherwise, a shortened version of the path is shown if it begins with the path o
one of the places in the <guilabel>Places</guilabel> panel.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
<guilabel>Show filter bar</guilabel> controls if the filter bar is shown on
startup or not. See the <link linkend="filter-files">section on the filter bar</link>
for details.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
<guilabel>Show full path in title bar</guilabel> makes it easy to distinguish
between files or folders with the same name in different folders.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
<guilabel>Open new folders in tabs</guilabel> controls whether &dolphin; should open a new folder in a new tab of the current instance when called externally. If not enabled, the new folders will be opened in new instances of &dolphin;. By default this option is enabled.
</para></listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</para>
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