[openbox] menu.xml - I thought It Only Had One Format/Standard?
dasfox at gmail.com
Tue Aug 13 20:01:32 EDT 2013
Sorry if I've created some confusion, its not about learning XML, I was
just thinkng of this from the stand point I guess as a new user coming into
So maybe I'm just thinking about this all wrong and when anyone sees a .xml
file they just need to know and learn that anything goes as long as it's
validated XML, then make whatever you feel like...
I guess I was looking at it like HTML, like how many ways can you really
make a hyper link or hotlink, seems like in some code you can only do
things one or two ways, so I guess I was thinking the same for the menu.xml
like that was really the only way in which to create this type of
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Dana Jansens <dana at orodu.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 7:45 PM, Das <dasfox at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Great thanks, now we're getting somewhere! :)
>> Ok again, this is what I meant by a standard, I'm attaching a file
>> menu_test.xml so as to not confuse the name with another menu.xml...
>> Since this is XML I guess now that I've had some time to consider it, as
>> long as you make the XML syntax correct anything will work, so I'm no XML
>> pro, how many ways then does that leave use to be able to create a menu?
>> This was all I meant by making the menu a standard so it's only written
>> one way, so as to not confuse end-users across different distros, or menu
>> making applications, etc., when they come across many various formats as
>> I've now seen and then people are scratching their heads wondering what's
>> going on, because I'm not familiar with any desktops or other Window
>> Managers that allow for a menu to be coded in many different syntax ways...
> If you don't want to learn how to write XML I'd recommend
> http://obmenu.sourceforge.net/. There's no need to learn this stuff for
> making menus.
>> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 5:35 AM, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
>>> Das wrote:
>>> >I think you need to LOOK HARDER at the menu.xml in the source
>>> >so pelase don't patronize people
>>> no comment
>>> ><menu id="apps-accessories-menu" label="Accessories">
>>> You have placed the separator in the definition of the accessories menu,
>>> so it
>>> appears in the accessories menu. According to your previous posts, you
>>> want the
>>> separator to appear after the accessories menu, *in the root menu*, so
>>> should place it there:
>>> <menu id="root-menu" label="Openbox 3">
>>> <separator label="Applications" />
>>> <menu id="apps-accessories-menu"/>
>>> I have attached an updated version of your file.
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