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Old 04-29-2013, 08:24 PM   #1
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Launcher for specific document


I am using Xubuntu 13.04 and want to add a new launcher to the bottom panel.

I need to create a launcher to launch a specific Abiword document. I have the properties window open but don't know what to put in the command section.

I tried Abiword /home/me/Documents/abiwordsample.abw

This doesn't work at all and I think I am using the wrong syntax.
 
Old 04-30-2013, 01:02 PM   #2
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That's odd -- I did just that and it seems to work fine. What happens when you run the command from a terminal?
 
Old 04-30-2013, 01:05 PM   #3
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That should work. The only thing I can see that would cause it to not work would be that you have the abiword command capitalized. Basically anything that works in the terminal should work in a launcher.
 
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That should work. The only thing I can see that would cause it to not work would be that you have the abiword command capitalized.
Well spotted -- when I tested it I automatically used lower case.
 
Old 04-30-2013, 01:56 PM   #5
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OK. Thanks for the suggestions! Out of habit, I usually keep everything lowercase. I'll check in the terminal and see what happens. One reason I like the terminal. Great way to test stuff!
 
  


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