Bug 13345 - Clarification needed for OnlyShowIn and empty list
Summary: Clarification needed for OnlyShowIn and empty list
Status: RESOLVED MOVED
Alias: None
Product: Specifications
Classification: Unclassified
Component: desktop-entry (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
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Assignee: Allison Lortie (desrt)
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Reported: 2007-11-22 06:47 UTC by Frederic Crozat
Modified: 2019-02-16 12:26 UTC (History)
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Description Frederic Crozat 2007-11-22 06:47:38 UTC
There is currently no way to hide a .desktop file from both menu in desktop environment AND menu editors (NoDisplay only hides in desktop environment).

Using OnlyShowIn=; is not considered as valid by latest version of desktop-file-validate.

So, we should either enable this case or add a None keyword (or X-None for backward compatibility maybe).
Comment 1 Vincent Untz 2015-09-18 09:41:51 UTC
Sorry for the noise, reassigning to new (since 2 years) maintainers (Ryan & David).
Comment 2 David Faure 2016-08-20 09:08:25 UTC
Well, one can use Hidden=true to hide from *everything*, but I suppose you still wanted the mime-apps association to work...

I'm OK with adding support for OnlyShowIn=, but I need a patch for desktop-file-utils.

(I just checked and OnlyShowIn=; should work without modifications in the KDE implementation.)
Comment 3 GitLab Migration User 2019-02-16 12:26:50 UTC
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