Ian Reinhart Geiser on 19 Jan 2006 15:53:00 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] KDE Question

On Wednesday 18 January 2006 11:48 am, Kyle R. Burton wrote:
> Quick KDE question.
> In win* I can, at a console, type 'start foo.txt' and it performs a
> ShellExec, which looks for an associated application to handle the file.
> In osx I can use 'open foo.txt' to launch the default editor registered for
> that particular file type.
> This hooks into the same handler that is invoked when you click (or double
> click) on a file in the file system explorer (windows explorer, or the mac
> finder, or Konqueror).
> Is there some way to reach the same part of the KDE system, but from a
> terminal?  Just running 'konqueror foo.txt &' does bring up a viewer
> application, but it does not simulate a click on the file name (which
> brings up a text editor for example).

kfmclient exec foo.txt

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