desktop entry/launcher drag'n'drop

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sun Mar 7 19:43:55 CET 2004

Op vr 05-03-2004, om 19:59 schreef Brian J. Tarricone:
> hi all-
> i started looking into DnD support for the xfdesktop menu.  the plan is 
> to be able to drag an item from the menu out onto the panel (or later, 
> the desktop itself).  but before this can work, the panel and xfdesktop 
> need to agree on a SelectionData format, target/mime type, etc.  this is 
> the first time i've messed with DnD, so if anyone knows The One Right 
> Way To Do It, feel free to make suggestions, otherwise i'm going to 
> make it up as i go along ^_~.

I have no idea really. I'm hoping it will be as easy as choosing a
common name for the target, say 'x-desktop-entry'. It's important
functionality though, that I would really like to see. Also, Eduard's
xfce4-appfinder should use this for dragging to panel or menu-editor.


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