simpler desktop tooltips

David Faure faure at
Mon Jun 13 10:13:49 BST 2005

On Sunday 12 June 2005 21:07, André Wöbbeking wrote:
> Hi,
> IMO the tooltips for .desktop files on the desktop are too detailed. The 
> average user doesn't want to see all the information (size, 
> modification time, ...) he only wants to know what the icon is for. 
> The attached patch is only a quick hack and can certainly be improved 
> but it's a starting point. Suggestions are welcome.

I must be missing something, but why can't this be done with a KFileInfo Plugin ?

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