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Old 01-24-2010, 07:12 AM   #1
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Percent conventions for applications in desktop icons


When you create a desktop icon, the properties of the icon include a command to invoke the application. That command can be given percent parameters like %U. Where are the meanings of those parameters documented?
 
Old 01-24-2010, 07:43 AM   #2
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Which desktop are you using?
 
Old 01-24-2010, 07:48 AM   #3
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It is not really easy to find but this might help you:
http://www.kde-forum.org/artikel/246...e-command.html

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Old 01-24-2010, 12:11 PM   #4
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An obscure source

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It is not really easy to find but this might help you:
http://www.kde-forum.org/artikel/246...e-command.html

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The pointer is to kdelibs/kio/DESKTOP_ENTRY_STANDARDS -- and I'm running Kubuntu Karmic Koala.

Here's a better location:http://standards.freedesktop.org/des...pec-0.9.4.html

Last edited by pwabrahams; 01-24-2010 at 04:05 PM. Reason: Add better reference
 
Old 01-24-2010, 05:56 PM   #5
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The pointer is to kdelibs/kio/DESKTOP_ENTRY_STANDARDS -- and I'm running Kubuntu Karmic Koala.
And Kubuntu Karmic Koala runs ... ?

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Old 01-25-2010, 10:01 AM   #6
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And Kubuntu Karmic Koala runs ... ?
I believe the K in kubuntu denotes KDE.
 
  


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