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I can understand wanting to give a basic overview or MEPIS specific comments, but since Dolphin is generic to KDE4 why don't we just refer to the official Docs (i.e. Dolphin Handbook:) after that overview.
Otherwise the wiki page might just become a clone of the Handbook. Maybe nothing wrong with that, but it seems we have a hard enough time getting help with documentation.

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but since Dolphin is generic to KDE4 why don't we just refer to the official Docs (i.e. Dolphin Handbook: ) after that overview.

Because there is not an official Dolphin hand book for KDE 4.3.
The link is for 4.4, and there some differences.
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For now only the stable (currently 4.4) and the development (upcoming 4.5.x) versions of the documentation are available.

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I think we need a sub-section that explains 'breadcrumbs.' I, for one, don't know what they are, or what they can do...though they are lightly mentioned in the text.

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Per your request, I added a wee bit to the section about breadcrumbs, which i took from the KDE website. AFAIK they don't do much, so I find it hard to say a lot about them. Basically the "breadcrumbs" feature is a display gimmick that turns each directory in the file path into a clickable link. Nice, maybe even useful, but not a feature that enhances my file management powers in any radical way.

People who favour point&click over keyboard input may like it, and it could speed things up for some folks. Since I prefer to keep a "folder view" of my directory tree in the left volumn of my file manager, it's a redundant feature for me, since each directory in my current path is already "clickable."

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Because there is not an official Dolphin hand book for KDE 4.3.
In general, the KDE4 documentation is pretty bad at this point.

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Jerry3904 wrote:
In general, the KDE4 documentation is pretty bad at this point.


Not for the current release which is 4.4 it is improving every day, by way of a change.

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It must depend on the eye of the observer, then, b/c the documentation writers for kde-pim complain about it all the time.

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KDE-Pim well they would, being as they are so up to date

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A more appropriate place to check for bugs at least it is up to date

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