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Old 11-19-2017, 07:41 PM   #1
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Syntax Confusion adding command to Context menus Using Nautilus-Actions Config


I want to add another "Copy to" option to my context menus, besides Home Folder and Desktop, but I'm confused with how I write the command.

Starting with

cp -r {{path/to/folder}} {{path/to/copy}}

where {{path/to/folder}} would be the folder I'm

highlighting in the file manager, which will be different each time,

and {{path/to/copy}} is the new location.

How does nautilus-actions know that the highlighted folder is to be inserted between "cp -r" and "{{path/to/copy}}" in the command line ? Or how do I tell it that? Since I don't know how to look at the syntax of the existing "Copy to"

Last edited by PatD; 11-19-2017 at 07:54 PM. Reason: missed a word
 
Old 11-21-2017, 11:28 AM   #2
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Still worling on the manual - can someone try to clarify the term "basename" for me?
 
  


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