Parameters and options for KDE apps

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Sun Dec 21 11:31:08 GMT 2003

On Sunday 21 December 2003 12:12, Basil Fowler wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have long been puzzled by the parameters that appear in KDE apps.
> An example, I wanted to add Kghostview to the list of file associations.  I
> used the Control Centre, and I found that the entry was
>  kghostview %u -caption "%c" %i %m
> What are the significance of these parameters?  Is there any documentation?
>  I have yet to find any.

The are part of the desktop-file specification from

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