Re: Changing location from a nautilus plugin

On Wed, 2010-09-22 at 16:14 -0400, Devon Jones wrote:
> Hi, reading through the documentation I can find, there seems to be a 
> lot of ability to extend nautilus to let things people select in the UI 
> have additional functionality.  What I don't seem to be able to find is 
> anything that lets a plugin 'drive' nautilus.  I'm working on a plugin 
> that needs to be able to change what folder the current nautilus window 
> has opened.
> Is there anything I can do?  DBUS? some sort of hack?
> I have a class that is extending LocationWidgetProvider, and based on 
> certain events, I want it to be able to change what directory the window 
> it's embedded in is pointing at.

No, unfortunately that's not possible with the current extension system.
We want to include a DBus API that allows this kind of features at some
point, but the code has not been written yet.



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