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xfce:thunar:custom-actions [2018/08/03 23:09]
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 <figure "​Custom Actions Dialog">​ <figure "​Custom Actions Dialog">​
-{{thunar:​thunar_custom-actions-dialog.png}}+{{:xfce:thunar:1.6:​thunar_custom-actions-dialog.png}}
 </​figure>​ </​figure>​
  
-You can use the [[https://​mail.xfce.org/​mailman/​listinfo/​thunar-dev|thunar-dev mailinglist]] ​to get in touch with the developersif you have questions about this short tutorial or custom ​actions in general.+===== Use mnemonics to open Thunar Custom Actions ===== 
 + 
 +When you create a Thunar Custom Action you can set the name with an underscore "​_"​ before a letter ​to use it as mnemonic. ​ When you right click in a Thunar view, you can type the letter to access your custom ​action.
  
 ===== Examples ===== ===== Examples =====
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 Here are a few useful examples of custom actions. Feel free to extend this list. Here are a few useful examples of custom actions. Feel free to extend this list.
  
-==== Finding files in the current folder ====+==== Finding files in the current folder ​with gnome-search-tool ​====
     * Name: **Search...**     * Name: **Search...**
     * Command: ''​gnome-search-tool --path=%f''​     * Command: ''​gnome-search-tool --path=%f''​
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 **Note:** For this action, you'll need to have ''​gnome-search-tool''​ installed, which is part of the ''​gnome-utils''​ package. This program also has a [[http://​linux.die.net/​man/​1/​gnome-search-tool|lot of other nice command-line options]] which you could use to create even more specialized actions. **Note:** For this action, you'll need to have ''​gnome-search-tool''​ installed, which is part of the ''​gnome-utils''​ package. This program also has a [[http://​linux.die.net/​man/​1/​gnome-search-tool|lot of other nice command-line options]] which you could use to create even more specialized actions.
  
-==== Finding files in the current folder with catfish ==== 
-    * Name: **Search files...** 
-    * Command: ''​%%catfish --path=%f%%''​ 
-    * File pattern: * 
-    * Appears if selection contains: Directories 
- 
-**Note:** For this action, you'll need to have ''​catfish''​ installed, which is part of the ''​catfish''​ package. 
  
-==== Finding files inside the selected folder with catfish ====+==== Finding files inside the current/selected folder with catfish ====
     * Name: **Search files inside...**     * Name: **Search files inside...**
-    * Command: ''​%%catfish ​--path=%f%d%%''​+    * Command: ''​catfish %f''​
     * File pattern: *     * File pattern: *
     * Appears if selection contains: Directories     * Appears if selection contains: Directories
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 **Note:** The idea is to get a visual picture of the current directory and any subdirectories. You could also use fsview or filelight, but the visuals are crisper in baobab. **Note:** The idea is to get a visual picture of the current directory and any subdirectories. You could also use fsview or filelight, but the visuals are crisper in baobab.
  
-==== Using '​nano'​ text editor ==== +==== Using '​nano'​ text editor ​in a terminal ​==== 
-    * Command: ​''​terminal -x nano %f''​+    * Name: **Open in Terminal** 
 +    * Command: ​xfce4-terminal -x nano %f 
 +    *  File pattern: * 
 +    * Appearance Conditions: Text files 
  
 Since nano isn't a GUI app, you must start it in a terminal window. Since nano isn't a GUI app, you must start it in a terminal window.