A few queries regarding the Settings Editor for 4.6.1

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue May 5 19:17:09 CEST 2009

On mar, 2009-05-05 at 16:45 +0100, Barrie Stott wrote:
> I right-clicked Applications -> Settings -> Settings Editor to get the
> desired window. Near the top are 3 icons. Hovering over each gives
> (left to right) New property, Edit property, Reset/remove property.
> 1.	I used the third icon to remove `Alt<F4> Close window'.
> 2.	The first of the icons is greyed out; why and how do I remove the
> 	greying out? This is what I would need were I desirous of restoring
> 	the `Close window' shortcut I suspect.

You should directly use the wm settings:

> 3.	Where will I find the actual file that contains the shortcut
> 	information?
> 	I was under the impression that xfce followed the freedesktop
> 	guidelines and working from them as described in their
> 	basedir-spec-0.6.html I should find the file under $HOME/.config
> 	but it is not there. (Being then hooked on finding where it might
> 	be, I've scoured my system to no avail.)

.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml is
the file containing the keyboard shortcuts.

> Any help would be much appreciated.

You're welcome.

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