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SpaceFm customising and plugins
« on: May 30, 2013, 10:25:04 PM »
Hi All

Alas this is not a HowTo, I'm wonder what everyone/anyone is doing in the way of customising SpaceFM?

The one option I miss is "Paste into folder". I have found a plugin but SpaceFM doesn't like it, can't be that hard to fix it.




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Re: SpaceFm customising and plugins
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2013, 02:40:41 AM »
I think you want the command menu.  You can use it to set up scripts, commands, tasks, etc. similar to Custom Actions in Thunar but kind of on steroids.  I am no guru at but can give you an example.  I have a script I wrote that splits ape files.  Rather than go to the effort of writing a plug in I just right clicked on the menu I wanted it in, right clicked on the pull down menu and this gives you a very complete set of things you can do, easiest if you just follow along in SpaceFM.  For my example I created a new command, followed the steps on the screen and in the command line area made sure it explicitly pointed to the script I wanted to run.  There are tons and tons of hacks you can do and things you can create.  I would recommend you just start with a simple script that you have that has no parameters, play with it until it works and I think the light will come on.  Also read if you haven't already.  If you have specific ?'s post them here and I would be happy to help as I can.  I will promise you that if you can think of it, you can probably get SpaceFM to do it.  If I get a moment I will see if I can get the paste here running and post back.


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Re: SpaceFm customising and plugins
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2013, 05:06:07 AM »
Sorry for the double post.  I was thinking about your question and not sure you are still interested but here are some of the commands/tools I am using with SpaceFM:
Copy to panel x with a pop up that asks what panel using the command script and yad
Move to my dropbox pub folder (have this as both a tool command and right click)
Send by mail using mutt

I have a redeye script (I have SpaceFM open all the time)
Change song in GMB as well as start, add to menu, etc.
Splitflac file
Bulk rename
my own convert script for pdf to mobi or epub

A couple of command line things like df du etc.
Obviously there is a lot more.  I don't specifically know how to set up paste here but because of the dual pane not sure I would ever use it.  Hope this is more what you are after.