[Thunar-dev] Drag and Drop?

Ori Bernstein ori at eigenstate.org
Mon Jan 7 07:19:24 CET 2008

On Sun, 6 Jan 2008 21:02:53 -0800 (PST), Hart's Antler <bhartsho at yahoo.com>

> Hi all,
> I am a recent convert to XFCE, much clearer and more useable than Gnome.
> I had been writing a pygtk app that accepted drag and drops from Nautilus, but when i try it with
> Thunar nothing happens.  Is there something i can change on my end of the code to get it working? 

Yes. You need to provide one of the supported target types for dropping
into Thunar.

By poking a bit around in the source code, the supported types are:


Thunar, of course, only provides drags in the format:


If you make your app support text/uri-list, everything should just work

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