Kmenu editor - launching files

kitts kitts.mailinglists at
Sun Jan 21 17:54:21 GMT 2007

On Sunday 21 January 2007 23:25 IST, John wrote:
> No  don't think it's a bug as such. It seems that if a file such as a pdf
> is launched from Kmenu it isn't passed on to to the application it's
> associated with.
> There also seems to be some inconsistency in this area. For example
> a command  - wine "some win application with it's full path" - needs the
> quotes and does work where as - acroread "some pdf file with it's full
> path" doesn't (kpf and kghost too).
> The solution is to put - acroread filename.pdf in command and the pdf
> file's full directory in the working directory.
> The file name can be in quotes or not in quotes. In the wine case the
> quotes must be added.

I am not sure i understand this problem entirely, nevertheless, ill mention.

The quotes are needed when you have spaces in the path. Do you have spaces? 
Try putting the command as you did for the menu entry in the run dialog 
(ALT+F2) and see what happens.

I don't have acroread here on an amd64.
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