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Re: [SLE] Oddities with KDE? (Gnome user)
  • From: Thom nuzum <linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 15:36:07 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405251536.07820.linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 25 May 2004 07:33, John Pettigrew wrote:
> I've just switched to SUSE 9.1 and am investigating the new KDE. However,
> there are a few things that seem not to be intuitive and I was wondering if
> anyone could tell me how to do them.
> 1) If I create a new button on the toolbar for an app from the main menu
> (e.g. JPilot) then I appear not to be able to change its icon because of
> insufficient permissions. In Gnome, I can change icons to whatever I want -
> is this not possible in KDE?

Ive noticed that if I add a copy of an application to the desktop I can change
the icon with properties, but if I choose the option link here it will not
let me change the icon.
Another thought: Why are so many icons missing for applications in the KDE
menu? I know abiworh used to have one, but it did not show up after the yast

> 2) It appears not to be possible to create popup menus of arbitrary
> commands/apps as it is in Gnome (with the drawer button type). The nearest
> I've managed to come is creating a directory of scripts and placing this on
> the toolbar as a quickbrowser, but this isn't a very elegant solution. Have
> I missed something?
> TiA
> John

Thom Nuzum
Realtor Technology Training
Washington DC, Virginia,& Maryland

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