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 ====== Using MenuLibre ====== ====== Using MenuLibre ======
 +===== Reference Documentation =====
 +As MenuLibre is a FreeDesktop.org-compliant menu editor, the following documentation may be necessary for additional understanding.
 +  * [[http://​standards.freedesktop.org/​menu-spec/​latest/​ | Menu Specification]]
 +  * [[http://​standards.freedesktop.org/​desktop-entry-spec/​latest/​ | Desktop Entry Specification]]
 +
 ===== The Main MenuLibre Window ===== ===== The Main MenuLibre Window =====
 When you first open MenuLibre, you are presented with the window shown in the example below:​\\ ​ When you first open MenuLibre, you are presented with the window shown in the example below:​\\ ​
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 === Actions (Quicklists) === === Actions (Quicklists) ===
 The Unity dock and Plank have support special entries in the launcher right-click menu known as "​actions"​ or "​quicklists"​. MenuLibre provides an actions editor to easily update these entries. The actions editor is displayed when the "​Actions"​ button is pressed. The Unity dock and Plank have support special entries in the launcher right-click menu known as "​actions"​ or "​quicklists"​. MenuLibre provides an actions editor to easily update these entries. The actions editor is displayed when the "​Actions"​ button is pressed.
-<figure "​Figure ​5.  The Actions Editor">​+<figure "​Figure ​6.  The Actions Editor">​
 {{ :​mugshot-docs:​menulibre-actions.png?​nolink |}} {{ :​mugshot-docs:​menulibre-actions.png?​nolink |}}
 </​figure>​ </​figure>​
  
 == Adding a New Action == == Adding a New Action ==
-When the Add button (+) is clicked, a new row is added to the categories ​treeview. The row is empty by default, but clicking ​on the "​Select a category" ​cell will display a list of the available categories. When the launcher is saved, any unspecified categories ​are automatically removed.+When the Add button (+) is clicked, a new row is added to the actions ​treeview. The row just has the name "New Shortcut",​ and no command ​by default. Clicking ​on either ​cell allows ​the user to edit this action. When the launcher is saved, any actions without a command ​are automatically removed.
  
 == Removing Actions == == Removing Actions ==
-Clicking the Remove button (-) will remove the current select ​category. Clicking the Clear button ​(far right) ​will remove all categories.+Clicking the Remove button (-) will remove the current select ​actions. Clicking the Clear button will remove all actions. 
 + 
 +== Rearranging Actions == 
 +Clicking the arrow buttons found at the bottom of the actions editor will move the currently selected action up and down.
  
 === Advanced === === Advanced ===
-Lorem ipsum.+The advanced options are displayed when the "​Advanced"​ button is pressedThese settings are not useful for most users, but made available for completeness sake. 
 +<figure "​Figure 7.  Advanced Options">​ 
 +{{ :​mugshot-docs:​menulibre-advanced.png?​nolink |}} 
 +</​figure>​ 
 + 
 +The options displayed under Advanced are as follows: 
 +  * Generic Name: A generic description used in some menu implementations. 
 +  * Try Exec: Path to an executable file on disk used to determine if the program is actually installed. 
 +  * Only Shown In/Now Shown In: A list of strings identifying the environments that should display/not display a given desktop entry. Only one of these keys, either OnlyShowIn or NotShowIn, may appear in a group. 
 +  * Mimetypes: ​ The MIME type(s) supported by this application. 
 +  * Keywords: A list of strings which may be used in addition to other metadata to describe this entry. 
 +  * Startup WM Class: If specified, it is known that the application will map at least one window with the given string as its WM class or WM name hint. 
 +  * Hidden: Another key representing whether a launcher should be displayed in the menu. 
 +  * DBUS Activatable:​ If D-Bus activation is supported for this application.