Re: Launching applications that *require* arguments via panel menu

I'd try running your program with gdialog in back-ticks.

eg: xterm -e `gdialog ...`


On Thu, 2003-04-10 at 02:00, Toralf Lund wrote:
> I have some applications that won't work start at all unless command line 
> arguments are specified. I want to add these to the panel menu, but 
> obviously normal .desktop files with the application name in "Exec=" won't 
> do, as no arguments will be passed on startup, then; I somehow need to ask 
> the user for input data that can be passed on the command line. Is there a 
> standard mechanism for that in GNOME these days? Actually, I wrote an 
> "application launcher" that might help me a few years ago, but I'd rather 
> use built-in functionality if possible.
> - Toralf
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