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Old 02-12-2005, 02:44 PM   #1
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gnome's application menu preferences


hello,
anyone know of a way to set gnome's 'applications' menu to NOT scroll if there are more items than will fit on the screen (like the games list) but instead use fly-out menus like KDE's application menu?
yes yes i know , "use kde" but there are other reasons why i'm using gnome
thanks,
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Old 02-15-2005, 06:50 PM   #2
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ok so maybe it's not possible so is there just a way to add my own menu items to the "applications menu'?
i mean i have so many items under games i'd like to make a submenu of "my games" or something.

any ideas?
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Old 02-16-2005, 08:40 AM   #3
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Gnome menu personalising is too dificult, but not completely impossible. The programs you see in the menu use a .desktop file too select their name, startup features, folder/category etc. I've been trying to find a gui-programme to help set it up to my likiung but haven't found anything. However, it is possible to edit these .desktop files. So far I have changed the name of soma applications, but haven't done anyting else, although I distinctly remember a string of information related to the group the programme should belong to.
 
  


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