[Gambas-user] Handy desktop launcher
bsteers4 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 11:37:21 CEST 2021
I have been busy making something i think some of you may find useful so
i'm sharing it with you...
It's called "Desktop-ish"
It's a pseudo desktop application (just a launcher really)
The reason for making it....
I do not like the Gnome desktop with no desktop icons and no panel items
and as i use he Desktop Action properties of an icon and have made an
editor for them i wanted to have icons with right click desktop actions
The reasons you may find it useful...
It's got a few handy Gambas coder features.
you can right click any launcher to a gambas application that resides is in
it's project folder and you get an "Open in IDE" option
If you have a Gambas3 launcher icon it list your recent files and give a
It will offer to set available GUI toolkits (env GB_GUI=) (auto-detected)
For bugtracker users it has a "copy system info to clipboard" function
As well as incorporating my gambas recent file lister app into it i have
also added my icon/desktop actions editor so you can edit actions and the
changes (inside the app) show instantly (handy for testing).
it was primarily designed for gnome desktop and shows the $HOME/Desktop
folder but any folder can be set for main view or the panel.
setting save independent for each desktop so you can have different layouts
It lacks documentation at present but is pretty straight forward.
It's all a bit WIP at present but really quite functional now.
As a developer i'm finding the right-click and select open in ID pretty
Find it here...
dl it here..
If you don't like it..... change it ;)
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