Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 29th Mar 2005 05:28 UTC, submitted by Kelly Rush
SkyOS In the next beta of SkyOS, users can look forward to seeing a completely re-designed Viewer. The new Viewer will take advantage of the powerful features of the SkyFS (derived from Haiku's BFS), including extremely fast searching and organizing of files, on-the-fly filtering of files and folders within the Viewer, fast insertion of meta-data into multiple files, and more. Update: Screenshots!
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by AdrianRyan on Tue 29th Mar 2005 23:56 UTC

I think an adress bar is pretty important, makes it easier to copy/paste it.

I'd say tabs would be my No. 1 want though. Firefox has ruined me, and I hate not being able to tab things more than anything else. To be able to have three different folders open in one window would be so nice and space-saving.

One thing about the Windows in general, it seems that the space arround the windows is rather large, if that could possibly be scaled down at all, that would be nice. Anything to save space.

Maybe not make all files editable in the Viewer, but if the *.TXT editor is openable in a tab, that would rock.

One question : by the time SkyOS 5.0 is in its final stage, will it have hardware powered 3D accelerating ? If not, then having movies play in the preview might be somewhat too much of a power hog.

Finally. The option to turn the previewer off. That is super-important for people who will be running SkyOS on older systems.