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xfce:xfce4-appfinder:usage [2012/04/02 11:29]
nick [Collapsed Run Mode]
xfce:xfce4-appfinder:usage [2019/04/09 21:21]
blueberrybrownie [Expanded Search Mode]
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 ====== Usage ====== ====== Usage ======
 +The application finder has two modes: ​
 +  - **Collapsed mode**: where you can directly search for commands and execute them when when {key>​Enter} is pressed.
 +  - **Expanded mode**: where you can search through the applications installed on your system and view the command history.
-<note warning>The page is work in progress!</​note> +To toggle between the modes you can click the {gui>Up} or {gui>Down} arrow keys when the entry is focused, or click the arrow on the right edge of the entry.
 ===== Collapsed Run Mode ===== ===== Collapsed Run Mode =====
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-In the collapsed view the Application Finder only shows a search entry, icon of the selected application and some buttons. ​When you start typing ​in the entry, it will search ​in the known application commands, command history and launch ​custom ​commands if they are matched. Possible ​matches ​are shown in a popup menu and when a single match is found it will be completed in the entry and an icon will be shown.+In the collapsed view the Application Finder only shows a search entry, ​the icon of the selected application and Close and Launch ​buttons. ​As you type in the entry, it will search known applicationsthe command history and custom ​actions, showing possible ​matches in a popup menu. When only a single match is foundit will be automatically ​completed in the entry and the respective ​icon will be shown.
 ===== Expanded Search Mode ===== ===== Expanded Search Mode =====
-<figure "​Expanded view to search ​application">+<figure "​Expanded view to search ​applications">
 {{:​xfce:​xfce4-appfinder:​xfce4-appfinder-expanded.png?​nolink&​|}} {{:​xfce:​xfce4-appfinder:​xfce4-appfinder-expanded.png?​nolink&​|}}
 </​figure>​ </​figure>​
 +In the expanded view the search entry acts as a filter for the currently selected category. When {key>​Enter} is pressed, the highlighted item is launched.