Nautilus lacking "New Document" in the context menu
darkxst at fastmail.fm
Fri Mar 27 21:29:49 UTC 2015
nautilus in Ubuntu has a patch that is supposed to bring back the "New Document" menu option, without having to make a template. Please file a
bug if that is not working.
On 28/03/15 07:55, Marc Thomas wrote:
> The bug David is talking about is not that he can't create template files or that he can't use the right click menu to create a new document
> based off the template files, but that there are no template files included by default, and a non - technical user won't know that there is
> prep work involved before making that feature work.
> On Mar 27, 2015 3:34 PM, "Narcis Garcia" <informatica at actiu.net <mailto:informatica at actiu.net>> wrote:
> *V*isual explanation:
> Command line universal way:
> touch "$(xdg-user-dir TEMPLATES)/Empty document"
> El 27/03/15 a les 17:59, Marc Thomas ha escrit:
>> Catch 22. You can't create a new document in the template folder because there are no templates in the template folder.
>> As far as I know, that is working as it is intended, which is definitely inconvenient. My recommendation, open up whatever application
>> that generated the file type you want (gedit, libreoffice, etc) and save a blank file into that folder. Then, you willl be able to create
>> a new document from that template in any folder. You can also just create a new file in that folder with vim (or whatever text editor you
>> want) and save it with whatever extension you want (txt, odt, py, cpp, etc).
>> Marc Thomas
>> mthx.org <http://mthx.org> | Github: mthxx | @mthx_
>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 11:50 AM, David González <allenskd at gmail.com> <mailto:allenskd at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've been testing the latest daily build ISO and reporting bugs since yesterday... I was thinking if they were going to leave this be as
>>> the default choice? http://i.imgur.com/bUEZ88G.png (users can't create new documents, not even by the directions given in the
>>> notification). Let me know if I should report it as a bug or if it's working as intended.
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