Bug#391313: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#391313: xfdesktop4: xfce4-menueditor .config/xfce4/desktop/programing.xml opens wrong file

Alexander Samad alex at samad.com.au
Fri Oct 6 07:13:09 UTC 2006


I have a xfce menu on my panel, that is linked to a custom menu
when i click on the properties of the xfce panel item there is a edit
menu button, when i click on that it comes up with the default menu

I am not sure how to get to the Open Menu item from there.

the last bit is mixed in with this.

So if I start in my home directory and run

xfce4-menueditor .config/xfce4/desktop/programing.xml

if brings up the default menu, if i then select open from the menu bar 
(ctrl+o) it show me my files in the current home directory, I cann't see
any files which start with . and thus can traverse the tree

which means I have to move the file into the home directory and then 
once I have finished editing it I have to then place it back in the 


On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 07:44:36AM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 09:19 +1000, Alexander Samad wrote:
> > Created my own custom menu, when i try and edit it either from the
> > desktop or from a cmdline 
> >  xfce4-menueditor .config/xfce4/desktop/programing.xml
> I can reproduce this from the commandline (the menu opened
> is .config/xfce4/desktop/menu.xml which is the "default" menu).
> But when xfce4-menueditor is launched, I can open every menu I want,
> using the "Open" menu item.
> > 
> > xfce4-menueditor brings up the default menu.
> > 
> > Also  xfce4-menueditor will not let you open a directory with a . in
> > the
> > begining  
> Hmmh, I can't understand this. When you run xfce4-menueditor (at leat
> here), it opens .config/xfce4/desktop/menu.xml which is indeed a
> directory with a . at the beginning.
> Regards,
> -- 
> Yves-Alexis
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