Kmenu editor - launching files

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Sun Jan 21 14:52:03 GMT 2007

On Sunday 21 January 2007 15:52, John wrote:
> Hi
> I'm try to launch pdf files from the Kmenu using Kmenu edit. I expected to
> just have to launch the file together with it's path but that doesn't work.
> I've also tried acroread " path --- file name". That just launches acrobat
> and it complains that the file doesn't exist. If I drop the quotes it
> complains that several files don't exist. Just what do I need to do?

Can you try

acroread /full/path/to/file/name.pdf

If it works you can try to have the full path in the entry field for working 
path and just the filename as the argument to acroread


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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