How does [Desktop Action ...] work?
ernstp at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 08:29:14 EET 2006
Yeah, I see: (Though they're commented out in the source..?)
#[Desktop Action Enqueue]
#Exec=bmpx-remote AddUris %U
#Name=BMPx: Enqueue Files
#[Desktop Action Play]
#Exec=bmpx-remote PlayUris %U
#Name=BMPx: Play Files
So there's two actions, "Enqueue" and "Play". What other actions are
Do you know where you found documentation for this?
2006/2/6, Milosz Derezynski <internalerror at gmail.com>:
> We just had a check wrg to this and our app with various desktop
> environments, and Thunar (the new, or to-become-default filemanager of XFCE)
> seems to support it.
> (App is BMPx btw, http://bmpx.beep-media-player.org)
> On 2/6/06, David Collier-Brown <David.Collier-Brown at sun.com > wrote:
> > The last time I looked, it seemed unimplemented. Which was
> > a bummer, because I wanted to write an article about it (;-))
> > --dave
> > Ernst Persson wrote:
> > > Is there a real specification for [Desktop Action ...] yet?
> > > A list of standard actions would be great!
> > > Does the freedesktop tools support this, so the information
> > > can be collected from all desktop-files to a database?
> > > This would be great for gnome-volume-manager and
> > > gnome-default-applications for example, which both let's you
> > > choose an application for a specific action.
> > >
> > > [Desktop Action PlayCD]
> > > Name=Totem
> > > Exec=totem --play --dev=%d
> > > OnlyShowIn=GNOME
> > >
> > > Like this?
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > /Ernst Persson
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