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By default, the "File Open" dialog resembles:
More often than not, my first interaction with this dialog is to click the pencil icon to reveal the path. I then paste the path from my terminal window (
pwd), which is often many times faster than clicking around within the open dialog to get to the same path.
How do you make the location input field in the "File Open" dialog always be displayed, regardless of the application (e.g., GIMP, Inkscape, and other applications)?