[kde-linux] Where can I find documentation on ~/Desktop files?

mbouchar mbouchar at bioinfo.ulaval.ca
Tue Jul 19 13:25:40 UTC 2005

Larry Alkoff wrote:

>For each icon that appears on the KDE desktop, there is a corresponding 
>program_name.desktop file in ~/Desktop.
>Recently I found out it is possible to specify the title on the 
>application window Title Bar by adding a -title specification on the 
>Exec line thus:
>Exec=/bin/win -title "Windows 98"
>So far I have found only one reference that discusses the format of a 
>.desktop file at
>but it is incomplete.
>For example, it says parameters may be added to the Exec line but 
>doesn't way which ones so the -title trick above is not even mentioned.
>Is there anyplace to find documentation for the meaning of the various 
>lines in a .desktop file?
It's specific to each applications
use "app --help" or "man app".

title is specific to Qt applications.

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