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ashmita04 07-12-2007 10:55 AM

how to place a desktop icon
i have a keymap file of hindi.
now i want to place it on desktop so that it can be viewed from there.
what should i do and also the script to write to that file

XavierP 07-12-2007 02:33 PM

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Junior Hacker 07-12-2007 09:15 PM

Well, I have a KDE desktop, so if you have something else, you'll have to try and see if you can do it the same way as I will show you.
I have this rich text file called "Hindi keymap.rtf" in my data partition, I right click on the desktop and select "Create_new/link_to_location_(URL)". In the little window that shows up I put in the File name field the name I want to call it, "Hindi Keymap", and in the "Enter link to location (URL)" field I click on the browse button and navigate to my data partition's directory that contains the file and click on the file and hit "OK". Now an icon shows up on the desktop, I click on the icon and my Hindi keymap file appears. Once the file is open on the desktop, I can edit it and go to the File menu at the top and hit "Save".

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