[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#564535: Bug#564535: thunar: add ability to use a directory as template

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Jan 10 10:36:36 UTC 2010

forwarded 564535 http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6139
On 10/01/2010 03:21, Éric Araujo wrote:
> Package: thunar
> Version: 1.0.1-2
> Severity: wishlist
> Hello.
> Thunar allows me to create files by copying templates
> from XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR. I’d like to be able to create
> a whole hierarchy of files, i.e. having a directory and its
> contents copied. At present, if a directory is present in
> XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR, Thunar will display a submenu,
> allowing one to copy one of the files, but not the whole
> directory.
> In case you wonder why I would want this feature, my
> personal use case is having the standard files for a
> Python project. I think such a “project template” notion
> would be useful to other people too.
I'll forward that upstream, but imho that's not the role of a file
manager. You might want to code a thunar extension/plugin though.


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