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Re: How can I find the path to various icons

On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Harry Putnam <reader@newsguy.com> wrote:

> [...]
>>> A detailed example:
>>> An icon for Virtual Box appears in my `Favorites'
>> It will also appear elsewhere (launcher => System => VirtualBox)
>> Favourites is just a shortcut to the launcher entry.
> A word of explanation:  I put VB under favorites my self.  Here is
> why.  First it looked like a long job to find it by hand; so I
> used the search box to find it... I still could not determine where it
> was in the menus.   Seems like something I should be able to see from
> the `search' output  (the path to the icon in the menus)  But since I
> couldn't and I didn't want to use search every time... I drug it
> to `favorites' since that is the first thing that opens.
> I say all that to point up the fact that (In my opinion) the path
> information would often be nearly as useful as finding the item.  It
> seems a serious shortcoming to the menu `search' dialog, that it does
> not provide the path (inside the menus) for the items it finds.
> (...)

Maybe you can vote this upstream bug:
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=57314. Solving this 'wishlist'
will help to your problem.

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