If non-nil, the applications menu is automatically generated from
user-apps-menu and *.desktop files, and
stored in the variable
apps-menu. Default is
If you set the applications menu manually to the variable
apps-menu, then it won’t happen anyway.
Defines categorization of applications. For example, if a *.desktop file’s category has an entry “X-Desktop”, it’ll be classified as “Desktop” by Sawfish default.
If another option
apps-menu-associate-categories is set to nil,
then the original value defined in *.desktop is respected.
If you want to customize this variable, see the file lisp/sawfish/wm/ext/apps-menu.jl for the default value.
See the above. Default is
The filter to use while generating the
apps-menu. For the details,
see See Desktop File Processing.
It can be a symbol
some, or a function.
default filters include
fdo-notshowin-filter. This is
the default value.
some filter only uses
Or if it is set to nil, no filtering is done.
List of directories to look for *.desktop files. Default is
KDE specific directories where *.desktop files are stored.
Sort the generated applications menu alphabetically.
Human language for applications menu generation, in string, like “en” for English. Default is set from the locale.
You can prepend anything to the applications menu, by setting the
user-apps-menu. An example definition:
(("_xterm" (system "xterm &")) ("Emacs" (system "emacs &")) ("Firefox" (system "firefox &")) ("The _GIMP" (system "gimp &")) () ; Seperation horizontal bar ) ;; Auto generated menu will follow.
system function simply executes its single argument using
/bin/sh. The underscore defines the keyboard shortcut.
If you set value to
apps-menu, Sawfish doesn’t generate
applications menu from *.desktop files.
The variable containing the definition of the applications menu. By default, Sawfish automatically sets this.
If you set this variable manually, it is exclusively used, and Sawfish doesn’t generate its applications menu.
Your own applications menu entries. In the applications menu, this is followed by auto generated applications menu.