menu editor

Jean-François Wauthy pollux at
Wed Jul 20 12:51:30 CEST 2005

Le mercredi 20 juillet 2005 à 12:35 +0200, Stephan Hässelbarth a écrit :
> Jean-François Wauthy wrote:
> >>i ran the menu editor and it has < include > system where i really have
> >>
> >>"development, network, system" etc.... i wanted to edit these menu's items.  
> >>How do i do that?  I opened up menu.xml and it is exactly as menu editor 
> >>displays, where is it getting the info to display these menus?
> > 
> > the system menu is autogenerated by xfdesktop using the .desktop files
> > present (mainly) in {$prefix}/share/applications/ the only way to edit
> > it is to change the content of this directory; this method is a bit
> > hacky but i'm afraid it's the only one available
> No, you can create a xml file (called e.g. manual_menu.xml) and let this one be included in 
> menu.xml. Unfortunately, you can't edit this one with the menu editor, you'll have to use an 
> external one...

if you include a menu.xml in the menu, then it should be editable with
the menueditor, and it won't be autogenerated anymore...

Jean-François Wauthy <pollux at>
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