Konqueror - select multiple files and open with program

Johnny Ernst Nielsen johnny.ernst.nielsen at get2net.dk
Fri Dec 19 16:56:57 GMT 2003

Fredag den 19. december 2003 17:34 kvad Tom Aldcroft:
> I'm looking for a way within Konqueror to select multiple files and
> then send all selected file names to an application.  If I select
> several files and then right click and do 'Open with', it only
> feeds the first file name to the application.
> For context, what I want to do is display thumbnails of all the
> images in a directory, visually select all those which need to be
> rotated 90 degrees, and feed that list to a script which does the
> rotation. Konqueror seems like the right choice, almost...
> BTW, I'm using Konqueror 3.1.1-0.8x.3 on RedHat 8.0.
> Thanks for any help, Tom

Good day Tom,

you probably need to edit whatever sevice menu file you have set up so 
that its command looks like this:

<program> <program options> %F

Notice the capital F
It tells the system to send all selected file names to the 
If there is a small f then only the first file name is sent. I think 
the same is true if no %f / %F is there at all.

You probably could test this by selecting multiple files, chose "Open 
With..." and type in the command.

Best regards :o)

Johnny :o)

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