new appfinder

Stefan Stuhr xfce4devlist at
Sat Jan 5 17:06:22 CET 2008

Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> 2008/1/5, Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at>:
> > 2008/1/5, Stefan Stuhr <xfce4devlist at>:
> > > xfce4-appfinder /etc/xdg/menus/
> >
> > Hmm, it used to try some fallback locations, including this one. I'm
> > not sure what changed... I'll have a look.
> This works as expected for me. Maybe you set XDG_CONFIG_DIRS to
> something not including /etc/xdg?


> > > Another thing is when I want to select a category with the
> keyboard:
> > > Every time I select a category, the focus switches to the filter
> entry.
> > > Then, I have to press tab/key down before switching to the next
> category
> > > in the list.
> >
> > Yes, I did this on purpose..., but I really can't remember why ;-)
> > Doesn't seem very useful to me, so unless I remember what made me do
> > this, I'll change that.
> Done.

The old behavior was, in my opinion, better when using the mouse. The
best way, IMHO, would be to use gtk_button_set_focus_on_click with FALSE
on the radiobuttons.

> > > It would be nice with a command line option that make xfce4-appfinder
> > > close when an application is executed. Like, I want to start an
> > > application, so I click on the xfce4-appfinder panel launcher and
> > > launches the application. Then I want to forget all about
> > > xfce4-appfinder until the next time I want to launch an application.
> >
> > Yeah, I was in fact wondering if it should do that by default.
> Done as well. Let's see what happens. If it's really annoying, I might
> have to add an option.

It might confuse some people if it closes by default without
explanation. Also, another way to use the appfinder would be to have it
open all the time, and then switch to it when one wants to launch an


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