Small feature request
info at sten-net.de
Tue May 9 22:54:56 CEST 2006
On Tue, 09 May 2006 22:51:39 +0200, Roccatello Eduard wrote:
> On mar, 2006-05-09 at 13:23 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
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> > On 5/9/2006 9:43 AM, Pau Rul·lan Ferragut wrote:
> > > On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 01:27:35PM -0300, Rodrigo Coacci wrote:
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> > >> It would be great if we had tab completion in the "Run
> > >> program" (Alt-F2), just like bash does with programs in path. I
> > >> know verve does that, but I didn't want to have a command line
> > >> on the panel....
> > >
> > > aptitude install gmrun
> > >
> > > The tab completion for xfrun was postponed to an unknow future,
> > > but it is planned.
> > I wouldn't say it's planned. It would be nice to have, but no one's
> > committed to actually implementing it.
> i think i could do it as soon as xfce 4.4 is released :-)
> we don't need unstable code in our beta now but i'll hack a bit into!
You can take a look at Verve. The tab auto-completion is very simple.
You just have to read all binaries in $PATH (and those from the history)
into a g_completion and cycle through it when TAB is pressed. It's in
verve-plugin/trunk/panel-plugin/verve-plugin.c in the goodies SVN.
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