Activating plugin with keyboard shortcut

mmassonnet at mmassonnet at
Mon Dec 24 13:53:56 CET 2007

Yeah, verve uses DBus, but there are also the windowlist/menu/...
plugins that have a focus interface however with XSelection.  They all
have a xfce4-popup-$something command or verve-focus.  The dict plugin
is missing such an interface, unfortunately.

Please file a feature request on

Thank you and happy holidays,

On Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 01:30:32PM +0100, samuel wrote:
> afaik the only plugin that currently supports such a feature is the
> verve-plugin...
> On Dec 24, 2007 11:05 AM, Frank Lanitz <linux at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd like to use some plugins by just pressing a keyboard shortcut.
> > Let's make me an example: I'm using very often the dict-plugin. But I'm
> > annoyed while e.g. writing e-Mails moving my hand to my mouse to look
> > up a little word. I'd wish to have a shortcut to point my cursor into
> > the textbox to type my word I'd like to translate. Is there any chance
> > for doing it?
> >
> > Regards and Merry X-mas,
> > Frank

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