[Thunar-dev] thunar custom actions menu grouping

Erlend Davidson E.R.M.Davidson at sms.ed.ac.uk
Thu Aug 23 01:05:39 CEST 2007

Aurélio A. Heckert wrote:
> On 8/22/07, Erlend Davidson <E.R.M.Davidson at sms.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> (...)
>>> Thanks Erlend, we realy need. :-)
>>> But i think UCA can create sub-menus without problem. The user
>>> interface can be simplified, i think. The current inkscape efects
>>> menu generation is a good example about that.
>> Sorry what I wrote at the end didn't really make sense... it will
>> simpify the user-interface from the perspective of someone using the
>> UCAs but configuring them would be more complicated: look at Edit ->
>> Custom Action... you're going to need some sort of treeview in there
>> with the user able to add and remove branches, and then add actions
>> under each branch.  Maybe I'm just worrying too much: I guess mozilla
>> firefox already does this with its bookmarks manager.
>> Erlend
> Ho! Ok! :-)
> So... you will not need a tree view if you create an altomatic tree based
> on the custom actions defs. (Like Inkscape does with efects INX)
How do these Inkscape effects work?  I use Inkscape and I see the 
Effects menu as a simple hierarchical menu... is it being dynamically 
generated or something?  Do you have a link so I can read up on this please?

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