Quoted %F and %U in Desktop Entries

Роман Чистоходов freeslave93 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 00:44:14 UTC 2017

Oh, silly me.
It's said in the end of The Exec key page:
"Field codes must not be used inside a quoted argument, the result of field
code expansion inside a quoted argument is undefined. The %F and %U field
codes may only be used as an argument on their own."

On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 3:36 AM, Роман Чистоходов <freeslave93 at gmail.com>

> How %F and %U should be handled when they're in quotes?
> E.g. we have "%F" in Exec line and opens many files file1, file2, file3 at
> once should they be passed as a single argument "file1 file2 file3" to the
> application?
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