New File menu in nautilus (ubuntu session) is missing option to create a 'New Document'

Bug #1290067 reported by Doug McMahon on 2014-03-09
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nautilus (Ubuntu)
Lars Karlitski

Bug Description

Was previously in the gear menu & available in both icon & list views.
With the new Ubuntu menus it's not there making it unnecessarily difficult in list view to create new docu

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: nautilus 1:3.10.1-0ubuntu7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-16.36-generic 3.13.5
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-16-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.13.2-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Sun Mar 9 13:25:12 2014

InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-03-06 (2 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha amd64 (20140306)
SourcePackage: nautilus
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Doug McMahon (mc3man) wrote :
summary: - New Fikle menu in nautilus (ubuntu session) is missing option to create
- a 'New Document'
+ New File menu in nautilus (ubuntu session) is missing option to create a
+ 'New Document'
description: updated
Cbjaxx (cbaudier) wrote :

1310 provide an easier was to preform location options while in list view in Nautalis. Attached image from 1310 and 1404.
Ubuntu Bug Squad volunteer triager

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks, I guess we should add it to the file menu (it was there before upstream dropped the menubar iirc)

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Lars Uebernickel (larsu)
importance: Undecided → Low
Doug McMahon (mc3man) wrote :

Seems to make sense. The issue for those using list view is when a dir. fills the window there is no 'empty' space to the far right for a right click (entries now extend the full width of window

Lars Karlitski (larsu) on 2014-03-11
Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package nautilus - 1:3.10.1-0ubuntu8

nautilus (1:3.10.1-0ubuntu8) trusty; urgency=medium

  [ Lars Uebernickel ]
  * debian/patches/16_unity_new_documents.patch
    - traditional menubar, restore "New Empty Document" in the file menu
      (lp: #1290067)
 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:32:39 +0100

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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