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Xplore is a powerful and highly configurable Motif file manager with an Explorer-like user interface. Here are some key features o
Xplore is a powerful and highly configurable Motif file manager with an Explorer-like user interface.
Here are some key features of "Xplore":
customizable four-pane layout, which includes a directory tree view, file view with different display styles, the "shelf," a kind of clipboard inspired by the NeXT file manager, and a "log" pane which captures the output of launched programs
files can be moved, copied, executed etc. with simple mouse operations, including drag and drop between different xplore windows
full keyboard navigation support, including an incremental filename search facility
builtin automounting facility for special file systems like floppies, cdroms, etc.
comprehensive session management features, with full support for the X11R5 and R6 session management protocols
includes man page and many XPM icons
offers extensive configuration options. In particular, file types are fully configurable, including separate push and drop actions a la xfm, and type-specific popup menus. A free-format configuration language featuring C preprocessor commands allows you to set up rather complex configurations with moderate effort, and a configuration dialog allows you to quickly add new and change existing file types at runtime.
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