I try avoiding the mouse as much as I can but sadly this does not seem to be highly possible to do so when using TTY7.
I am running 22.04 but I have had this frustration since I opted back on Linux a couple of years ago.
My problem is: I would like for all my programs to support the location (in the format of: /home/myuser/)
I see that most applications support this feature via a "type a filename" icon at the very left side yet not all applications support this it seems.
So my question is: for the applications that do NOT support the "type a filename" option would it need to be done individually, at the application level, or is there a "MATE method" to enable/force this feature by default on all?
For those wondering, here is what I am referencing to which is located at the top of the "file -> open" window:
Location can be enabled but is not:
Location was enabled so now I can type in whichever folder that I wish to access directly instead of having to click my way in there: