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[Bug 1032059] Re: unity feature request: dash open actions


** Changed in: ayatana-design
       Status: New => Opinion

** Changed in: unity
       Status: Incomplete => Opinion

** Changed in: unity (Ubuntu)
       Status: Incomplete => Opinion

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  unity feature request: dash open actions

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Bug description:
  It would make work more intuitive, if you could open items listed in
  dash with special options, meaning for example open a folder as root,
  or open a file with a program other to the standard program, open a
  file in it's directory etc. If you look at other implemations of other
  operating system this is provided by a right click menu. To have
  options like this would be very useful, but I am not sure if a right
  click menu would be the best option in terms of design.  Even  better
  would be, if you can right click an item and then you can  use the
  search field to give opening options, for example typing su could
  launch the application as root.  Maybe there is even a better option
  to implement a function like this., but this functionality would be a
  great help to many users. If it gets implemented a  keyboard shortcut
  equivalent to right-click for dash would be great.

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