[kde-linux] Is there some method to use a field code such as "%u" in the Name entry of .desktop file?

Bram Schoenmakers bramschoenmakers at kde.nl
Mon Nov 6 09:03:38 UTC 2006

Op maandag 06 november 2006 07:46, schreef root:
> Hi, all
> I'm using KDE3.5.5, and trying to add a new action to konqueror's service
> menu, so I'm adding a .desktop file in
> /usr/share/apps/konqueror/servicemenus.
> The action which I try to make is a action to archive all files in selected
> directory to .tar.
> I can use field codes such as "%u, %f" in Exec entry in .desktop file, but
> it seems that I can't use field codes in Name entry. I want to context menu
> shows such a message "Archive into dir.tar", if user selected a directory
> named "dir".
> If I could use field codes in Name entry, the problem would have been
> solved.... Is there anything to do?
> Also, I have another question. Is there a field code which represent
> "current directory" no a "full path"?
> I used "%u", "%f", "%n", but they weren't what I want.

As far as I know the Name= tag does not support these placeholders. By the 
way, you're aware that Ark (part of kdeutils) already offers similar service 

Kind regards,

Bram Schoenmakers
KDE Netherlands (www.kde.nl)

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