konqueror doesn't honor FilePattern from .desktop

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Wed Jul 24 06:30:52 BST 2002

Alexander Lazarevic wrote:
> Hi!
> I just subscribed to this mailing list, because I posted this question before 
> in comp.windows.x.kde without any reply to it. 
> If I create a .desktop file for an application and put a Icon and 
> FilePattern option in there, shouldn't konqueror display the Icon whenever 
> the FilePattern matches a filename?

Not if it is an application "*.desktop" file.


That will only happen with a MIME "*.desktop" file.


You need two "*.desktop" files.  One for the file type and one for the 
application.  The file type file should normally be in: 


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