Anyone know how to write one of these?
mai11ist at fastmail.fm
Tue Oct 18 02:51:24 UTC 2005
on 10/17/2005 12:44 PM Ian MacGregor wrote:
> I use gnome 2.10 on FC4 and would like to be able to do the following:
> open nautilus, right-click on a file and choose the "Send To" menu item
> - this menu item is what I want to create or install. After choosing
> this menu item, nautilus gives me a small dialog that allows me to
> choose a directory to send that file to. I choose the directory, click
> "OK" and nautilus sends the file to the chosen directory for me.
> If I could learn how to do this, I'd be willing to write lots of
> plugins/scripts/extensions and host them on my website so others can
> Now, my question is, how do I do all of that in gnome 2.10? Is it
> possible to write a script or nautilus extension to get all of that
> done? If so, how would a non-programmer, like myself, write such a
> script or extension and where would I put it when done? Is there an app
> that does all of this?
> I have installed nautilus-sendto from Extras but there is no
> documentation for it at all - either in the rpm nor anywhere on the web
> - which makes this nautilus-sendto app totally useless, since there is
> no way to learn how to write new plugins for it. Nautilus-sendto comes
> with one plugin, but it is in C or C++ I think - may as well have been
> in greek since I know nothing about source code. It really makes me
> angry when people package an app that has absolutely no documentation
> for it and nothing available on the internet.
> Anyway, anyone have any idea about how to write such a plugin or
> extension for nautilus?
why you just don't contact the author of nautilus-sendto, (
(http://www.es.gnome.org/~telemaco/)? If he wrote one plugin he must
know how to do that.
you probably may also ask nautilus guys
this page also might be useful...
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