saving contents of applications with a frozen kde desktop

Robert Morrison orbert at
Wed Feb 22 16:38:22 GMT 2006

Hi Sebastian:

Thanks for following up.

On Wednesday 22 February 2006 04:14, Sebastian Reitenbach wrote:
> Hi again,
> The dcop interface looked interesting first, but this only works for kde 
> applications aware of dcop. As the dcop interface is easy to use I was 
> able to  
> send messages to e.g. kate and to tell it to close a given document. I have 
> not found a save method that I can send to kate. 

That surprises me, but I think you are right. I just spent
some time investigating and found 'kdcop', which gives us a
way to browse the dcop functions available. I tried a test
with Kate, and I don't see 'saveDocument()'.

> unfortunately  
> a popupwindow,  
> warning me that the file was modified and if I want to save them prior 
> closing. With a frozen desktop a bit useless. So I do believe this is the 
> wrong way to go.

Ah well. 

Best regards,

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