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Old 06-12-2007, 03:16 PM   #1
Doug Vitale
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Question Single-click, double-click icons in KDE


In KDE, how do you change the option to single-click or double-click desktop icons to launch them? I use Fedora, OpenSuse, and Kubuntu, and in Fedora you need to double-click by default, which I would like to change. Thank you.
 
Old 06-12-2007, 03:25 PM   #2
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If you go to browse a folder, go to edit, preferences. Open behavior tab and you should find at the top 'single click to activate item'.
 
Old 06-12-2007, 03:26 PM   #3
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You do that in 'Control Center'

Probably (I'm not sure about the terms, but you'll find it) under 'Peripherals > Mouse'

First tab let you choose between single and double click to open files etc.

http://docs.kde.org/development/en/k...ol-center.html

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Old 06-12-2007, 03:32 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by jan-portugal
You do that in 'Control Center'

Probably (I'm not sure about the terms, but you'll find it) under 'Peripherals > Mouse'

First tab let you choose between single and double click to open files etc.

http://docs.kde.org/development/en/k...ol-center.html
You are correct. Thank you!
 
Old 05-11-2008, 04:39 PM   #5
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An extra little something for those who might google this page. If you're using kde software without kde, like a single app, then you don't have access to that mouse control panel. The solution then is to add or change the following line in:
~/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals

[KDE]
SingleClick=false

It has to be under [KDE] and false turns off that weird SingleClick behavior.
 
Old 07-23-2008, 06:08 PM   #6
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The solution then is to add or change the following line in:
~/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals

[KDE]
SingleClick=false
Thank you, Peterius! It took me almost ten minutes to find such a simple setting, which would have taken even longer if it weren't for you.
 
  


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