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 ====== Launcher ====== ====== Launcher ======
 +The Launcher panel plugin allows you to create application shortcuts and display them on your panel.
-The //​Launcher//​ panel plugin allows you to create application shortcuts and display them in your panel. 
-====== Usage ====== 
 ===== Add New Launchers ===== ===== Add New Launchers =====
 +Besides adding launchers with the [[add-new-items|Add New Items]] window, it is also possible to drag-and-drop ''​.desktop''​ files straight onto the panel. A common way to do this is by finding the desired application in [[..:​xfce4-appfinder:​|Application Finder]], and then dragging it from the list and onto the panel.
 +<note tip>If you try to drop it in between two existing launchers, Xfce will attempt to open the ''​.desktop''​ file with the nearest application. To prevent this, hold down **Ctrl** as you drag and drop the item.</​note>​
 +===== Arguments =====
 +All launchers accept ''​text/​uri-list''​ as arguments when dropped on the launcher button, it will be used as an argument for the first application in the items list. See the [[https://​docs.xfce.org/​xfce/​xfce4-panel/​launcher#​expanding_variables|Expanding Variables]] below for more information.
-Beside adding launchers with the [[add-new-items|Add New Items]] dialog, it is also possible to drop desktop files on the panel. A common way to do this, is by using the [[..:xfce4-appfinder:|Application Finder]] to drag an application from the view and drop it in the panel.\\  +===== Preferences ===== 
-If you try to drop between two launchers, you'll notice it will result in opening the .desktop file with the launcher-application. To avoid this, hold the {key>Ctrl} button and you will be able to place a new launcher between 2 existing launchers.+<figure "​Launcher Preferences">​{{:​xfce:xfce4-panel:launcher_props.png?​nolink&​|}}</​figure>
-===== Drag-and-drop ​=====+===== General ​===== 
 +The **General** tab offers options down the right hand side for manipulating the selected item.
-All launchers accept ​//text/uri-list// drops on the launcher button. If a file is dropped ​on the panel, it will be used as an argument for the first application ​in the items-list. See the topic "​Expanding variables"​ below for more information.+? Move up Move down 
 +! Moves the currently selected item up or down in the list. 
 +? Edit the currently selected item 
 +! Opens up an [[https://docs.xfce.org/xfce/exo/​desktop-item-edit#​editing_launchers|Edit Launcher]] window. 
 +? Delete ​the currently selected item 
 +! Deletes the item from the list. If there is only one item, the launcher ​on the panel becomes blank. 
 +? Add one or more existing items to the launcher 
 +! Opens an Add New Item window with a list of all installed applications. Additional items added are displayed under a list accessible by an arrow that appears next to the launcher. If more than one items are present in the launcher, ​the first one that appears ​in the list is used as the primary target. 
 +? Add a new empty item 
 +! Opens a [[https://​docs.xfce.org/​xfce/​exo/​desktop-item-edit|Create Launcher]] window to create a new item for the list. 
 +? Add a new hyperlink 
 +! Opens a Create Link window to create a new hyperlink, links have to follow a [[https://​www.iana.org/​assignments/​uri-schemes/​uri-schemes.xhtml|URI Scheme]].
-====== Properties ====== 
-<figure "​Launcher's properties dialog"> +===== Advanced ===== 
-{{:​xfce:​xfce4-panel:​launcher.png?​nolink&​|}} +<figure "​Launcher ​Advanced Preferences">​{{:​xfce:​xfce4-panel:​xfce4-panel-launcher-preferences-advanced.png?​nolink&​|}}</​figure>​
-====== Advanced ======+? Disable tooltips 
 +! Doesn'​t display tooltips when hovering over the launcher. 
 +? Show label instead of icon 
 +! Displays name of launcher instead of specified icon. 
 +? Show last used item in panel 
 +! Only available when more than one items are present in the launcher. Shows the last used application / link as the primary item. 
 +? Arrow button position 
 +! Displays the arrow to access additional items to the left, right, top or bottom of the launcher. The **Inside Button** option displays the arrow inside the launcher and displays the list of launcher items when left-clicking on the launcher.
 ===== Expanding Variables ===== ===== Expanding Variables =====
-The command ​of each launcher ​is //expanded// before it is executed. ​This means the [[http://​standards.freedesktop.org/​desktop-entry-spec/​latest/​|.desktop files']] field codes are processed.+Each launcher'​s ​command is expanded before it is executed, meaning the .desktop files' field codes are processed. [[http://​standards.freedesktop.org/​desktop-entry-spec/​latest/​|See the specification]] for more details.
-? %F +Below are some sample variables:
-? %f +
-? %U +
-? %u +
-? %i +
-? %c +
-? %k +
-? %%+
 ===== Plugin Events ===== ===== Plugin Events =====