[Thunar-dev] thunar custom actions menu grouping

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Wed Aug 22 19:34:48 CEST 2007

Jelle de Jong wrote:
> I have been thinking about this problem quite a while now.
> I want to use freedesktop.org *.desktop standardisation files to
> integrate scripts in the right menu of the great Thunar file manager.
> Wouldn't it be great to have this functionality?
> I have around 30 self made scripts integrated into Thunar. The problem
> is they are not grouped nicely in categories. I would like to be able to
> create sub menu's to sort the scripts.
> I think the standard *.desktop files can be used for this, just like in
> the application menu's. We can probably keep the current configure
> custom action system. Only let Thunar scan the files that are in the
> actions list. When these files are of the .desktop format then read them
> and change the menu structure depending on the contains. I only don´t
> know how the argument passing should go.
> Would somebody be willing to investigate this idea and maybe realise it?
> Best regards,
> Jelle

Hello everybody,

I have sent this mail some time ago, but nobody replied on the mail. How
should I deal with this? Does nobody want sub-menus in the thunar file

Best regards,


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