Re: recently used documents
- From: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- To: Jacob Berkman <jacob helixcode com>
- Cc: tromey cygnus com, Gnome Mailing List <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: recently used documents
- Date: 24 Jul 2000 01:46:07 -0400
Jacob Berkman <email@example.com> writes:
> Tom Tromey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Right now it seems to me that each application keeps track of its own
> > most recently used documents. Lately I've been working on a project
> > that involves both AbiWord and Gnumeric documents. I'd like to see a
> > global most recently used documents menu on my panel somewhere. Then
> > I wouldn't have to go rooting around for my project all the time.
> > Right now I do this by starting (eg) Gnumeric and then selecting my
> > file from its File menu. But this seems backward to me -- I don't
> > care about the application as much as I care about my particular
> > document. That is, the current panel menu is application-centric,
> > whereas I want it to focus more on my documents.
> This is actually something I didn't have time to put into 1.2... It
> could make 1.4, if my august isn't busy or someone else implements it.
> It should be pretty easy.
There's also the new GConf-based recently used code in gnome-libs
HEAD, for 1.4 you'll have to use gnome-history.[hc] though.
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