Progaramming: how to add a gui front end to a CL command?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Tue Aug 7 01:26:20 UTC 2007


Pete Holsberg wrote:

> Bruce Marshall keyed the following on 8/5/2007 5:39 PM:
>>  On Sunday 05 August 2007, Pete Holsberg wrote:
>> > It seems to me that it should be fairly simple to add a GUI front
>> > end to a command. Does anyone have a reference (witj examples) for
>> > me?
>>
>>  Press Alt-F2 and enter your command.  :-)
> 
> Not funny!
> 
>>  You give no details as to what you want to do....  or your
>>  capabilities....
> 
> Pick any command that takes arguments. Produce a front end so that a
> user doesn't have to remember what the choices for arguments are, can
> enter values for the ones he wants, and pass them along to the command.
> 
> A little C, a little perl...
> 
A little C??  Is Gnome so difficult?  In KDE you just create a .desktop
file, and I would have thought in Gnome it would be exactly the same.
-- 
derek





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