Bug 97555 - need gui to edit exec section in .desktop files
Summary: need gui to edit exec section in .desktop files
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: desktop-file-utils (Show other bugs)
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Version: 9
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Dan Williams
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Keywords: MoveUpstream, Triaged
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-06-17 18:17 UTC by matteo porta
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-14 21:38:30 UTC
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Description matteo porta 2003-06-17 18:17:41 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030508

Description of problem:
I made a launcher for an application, the after some time I upgraded the app,
and the path changes. Then I wanted ti update the launcher, so I right clicked
the icon and choose properties. I was hoping to find a tab to edit the path, but
there isn't one. I had to open an xterm and manually edit the .desktop file,
changing the old path to the new one.
A beginner will never be able to do that. So please add a tab in the properties
window so that even beginners can change path and other options.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a launcher for an app
2. change the path of the app
3. the launcher now is useless
4. i have to manually edit the .desktop file or re-create it !

Additional info:

Comment 1 Dan Williams 2004-05-14 21:38:30 UTC
gnome-panel has this now...

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