KDE: shortcut for "give me application X"

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Thu Apr 19 08:09:23 UTC 2007

Daniel Pittman wrote:
> G'day.
> I am trying to figure out if it is possible to achieve a bit of UI that
> I would like in my KDE session:  I want a "give me application X" key
> sequence.

DCOP lets you do this for some (apparently those complied against
KMainWindowInterface) apps, but not all applications.

I made a script that does what you want for konsole; it's attached.

> I want to hit control-enter to give me a calculator.

Crunch doesn't seem to support dcop.  I don't know another means to do
this, but there may be one.

Matthew Flaschen
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