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Dolphin Service Menus

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Konqueror 3.5.2 doesn't allow you any more to make a backup of an item in the same directory.

I already added an entry in the wishlist of Konqueror but, in the meantime, here is a service menu.

Right click on a file or a folder, give a new name and press RETURN. That's almost what we could do until version 3.5.1. (It also works for several items selected at the same time.)

CaCO3

14 years ago

I don't know where your problems are.
On my KDE 3.5.2 I could (like in older KDE's) copy and paste a file and konqueror then asks for another filename.
I usually do it with CTRL-C and CTRL-V!

Have also a look at my Backup-Tool, which could do the same, but with some extra features:
http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=23972

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HessiJames

14 years ago

if you created a bugreport at bugs.kde.org, could you please provide a link to that bug for voting easily?
i searched for it, but didn't find it.

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Arcturan

14 years ago

I'd vote for that too!

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Arcturan

14 years ago

OK, I should have checked before posting. This appears to have been fixed:

http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=123796

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Superstoned

14 years ago

yeah, me too. i was annoyed by this a lot...

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murana

14 years ago

Hi,
I'm not sure but cannot you do the same thing by just copying the file (dir) to clipboard and then immediately pasting it back? Then KDE will ask for a new name. I often do this.
Or am I missing something?
Regards,
Gabor

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sugnacamrevyg

14 years ago

This isn't possible in 3.5.2anymore. Don't know why.

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Maxilys

14 years ago

Exactly what I was about to say. Select, CTRL+C, CTRL+V was my favorite way to make duplicates. When I realized it didn't work any more, I tested all other methods I could think about... then I created this service menu.

The one who decided to remove this feature should be publically spanked! ;-)

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BorgQueen

14 years ago

This is good! I don't know why they took that feature away.

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