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Old 07-27-2008, 05:50 PM   #1
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Question Problem in GNOME Desktop Right-Click Menu, Add New Document


I am trying to add some new document templates in order to use them with the right-click menu (I have Fedora 9). I create a folder 'Template' in my home menu and add some templates but nothing is appeared in right-click -> Create Document menu.

I have noticed that when I open a folder with nautilus and use Go -> Templates, nautilus opens my home folder instead of the Template folder.

Any help on this?

Old 07-27-2008, 10:44 PM   #2
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Sounds like it could possibly be a config problem. See if you have ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs. If you have it, look for (or add) XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR and set it to your Templates folder:

Otherwise, try creating the file and adding that line.

That file sets directories for various things -- like a My Documents, of sorts, for Gnome.
Old 07-28-2008, 04:45 AM   #3
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Many thanks for your help. The problem has been fixed. I followed your instructions and now 'right-click create document' works.


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