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 Certain items on the File menu are not native Thunar functions but are provided by plugins. In the descriptions that follow, those items will be identified by __Plugin__. More detailed information on their usage can be found in the **Plugins** section of this documentation. Certain items on the File menu are not native Thunar functions but are provided by plugins. In the descriptions that follow, those items will be identified by __Plugin__. More detailed information on their usage can be found in the **Plugins** section of this documentation.
  
-**The following menu items are common to both folders and files:** +**__The following menu items are common to both folders and files:__** 
-=== New Tab === +?New Tab 
-Opens a new tab within the file manager window and makes the new tab the current focus. The working directory in the new tab will be the same as the previous tab/window. You can open the new tab at a different folder by right-clicking on a folder and selecting {gui>​Open in a New Tab} from that menu.+!Opens a new tab within the file manager window and makes the new tab the current focus. The working directory in the new tab will be the same as the previous tab/window. You can open the new tab at a different folder by right-clicking on a folder and selecting {gui>​Open in a New Tab} from that menu.
  
-=== New Window ​=== +?New Window 
-Opens another instance of Thunar in a new window.+!Opens another instance of Thunar in a new window.
  
-=== Create Folder ​=== +?Create Folder 
-Creates a new folder within the current folder with a name of your choosing.+!Creates a new folder within the current folder with a name of your choosing.
  
-=== Create Document ​=== +?Create Document 
-Allows you to create a new document either as a blank file or from a template. If you choose the //Empty File// option and type in a file name with no extension, by default it will create an empty, plain text document. If you assign a file extension of a recognized MIME type, it will create a file of that type.  For example, typing ''​MyDocument.odt''​ will create a blank OpenDocument Text file. You can also create files from a pre-configured templates. To do that, you first create a file with all of your desired settings in the application of your choice and then save it in the ''​~/​Templates''​ folder. That file name will then appear as a choice in the {gui>​Create Document} list. Give it a new name and you now have a new file based on your custom settings.+!Allows you to create a new document either as a blank file or from a template. If you choose the //Empty File// option and type in a file name with no extension, by default it will create an empty, plain text document. If you assign a file extension of a recognized MIME type, it will create a file of that type.  For example, typing ''​MyDocument.odt''​ will create a blank OpenDocument Text file. You can also create files from a pre-configured templates. To do that, you first create a file with all of your desired settings in the application of your choice and then save it in the ''​~/​Templates''​ folder. That file name will then appear as a choice in the {gui>​Create Document} list. Give it a new name and you now have a new file based on your custom settings.
  
-=== Send To === +?Send To 
-__Plugin__. Displays a menu with several targets where the selected folders or files can be sent.+!__Plugin__. Displays a menu with several targets where the selected folders or files can be sent.
  
-=== Create Archive ​=== +?Create Archive 
-__Plugin__. After selecting multiple files and/or folders, clicking this item will allow you to create a compressed archive file that contains all of the files in the selection.+!__Plugin__. After selecting multiple files and/or folders, clicking this item will allow you to create a compressed archive file that contains all of the files in the selection.
  
-=== Close All Windows ​=== +?Close All Windows 
-Closes all instances of the file manager.+!Closes all instances of the file manager.
  
-=== Close Tab === +?Close Tab 
-Closes the current tab. If there are no open tabs, closes Thunar.+!Closes the current tab. If there are no open tabs, closes Thunar.
  
-=== Close Window ​=== +?Close Window 
-Closes the current instance of Thunar.+!Closes the current instance of Thunar.
  
-**The following menu items are specific to folders:**+**__The following menu items are specific to folders:__**
  
-=== Open === +?Open 
-Opens the selected folder and displays its contents in the Main Area.+!Opens the selected folder and displays its contents in the Main Area.
  
-=== Open in New Tab === +?Open in New Tab 
-Creates a new tab at the top of the Main Area, labels the tab with the name of the opened folder and displays the folder contents in the Main Area.+!Creates a new tab at the top of the Main Area, labels the tab with the name of the opened folder and displays the folder contents in the Main Area.
  
-=== Open in New Window ​=== +?Open in New Window 
-Opens a new instance of Thunar in a separate window and displays the contents of the selected folder.+!Opens a new instance of Thunar in a separate window and displays the contents of the selected folder.
  
-=== Open Terminal Here === +?Open Terminal Here 
-Opens a terminal window with the selected folder set as the working directory.+!Opens a terminal window with the selected folder set as the working directory.
  
-=== Find in this Folder ​=== +?Find in this Folder 
-__Plugin__. Launches the Catfish file finder application with the selected folder as the target.+!__Plugin__. Launches the Catfish file finder application with the selected folder as the target.
  
-**The following menu items are specific to files:+**__The following menu items are specific to files:__
 ** **
-=== Open With "​Application" ​=== +?Open With "​Application"​ 
-See [[working-with-files-and-folders#​opening_files|Opening Files]] in this section for descriptions of the various file opening options.+!See [[working-with-files-and-folders#​opening_files|Opening Files]] in this section for descriptions of the various file opening options
 + 
 +?Set as Wallpaper 
 +!Only applicable to image files. Sets the selected image as the desktop background.
  
-=== Set as Wallpaper === 
-Only applicable to image files. Sets the selected image as the desktop background. 
 ===== The Edit Menu ===== ===== The Edit Menu =====
 The {gui>​Edit} menu presents the same options for both folder and file selections. The {gui>​Edit} menu presents the same options for both folder and file selections.