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don570


Joined: 10 Mar 2010
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Location: Ontario

PostPosted: Mon 18 Jul 2011, 19:59    Post subject: GUI for zathura  

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=545268#545268

I made a simple GUI (in French and English)
to open PDF files with zathura.

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seaside

Joined: 11 Apr 2007
Posts: 886

PostPosted: Mon 18 Jul 2011, 20:17    Post subject:  

keniv,

This looks to me that the paste into the file was off.

Try another select and paste and see if that works.

Thanks for showing the errors, as that's always a big help in troubleshooting.

Cheers,
s
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keniv

Joined: 06 Oct 2009
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Location: Scotland

PostPosted: Tue 19 Jul 2011, 07:38    Post subject:  

Hi Seaside

Have produced a new script file using copy and paste as described before but got the same outcome when I ran it. Compared both files with Xfdiff and they were identical so if I am doing something wrong then at least I am doing it consistently. I have done this before with other scripts and it has worked.

Hi Don570

Have just tried your gui pet for zathura and it worked. I like the " key shortcuts". I though it was a good idea to bring them up then minimise them so as if I forgot one I could bring them up again. However, if I minimise the short cuts the rest of the gui becomes unresponsive. Should I be able to minimise the shortcuts in this way? I also like your "right-click" pet. Its very useful.

Could I ask if it would be possible to convert the " simplePDFreader script submitted by L18L into a pet? I have no idea how to do this myself and do not know how mush work this involves and so I hope I am not asking to much.

Regards,

Ken.
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L18L

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Location: Burghaslach, Germany somewhere also known as "Hosla"

PostPosted: Tue 19 Jul 2011, 07:55    Post subject: Zathura PDF viewer
Subject description: gui pet
 

keniv,
I have tested in lupu525 and cannot reproduce your result.
A test in drake01 has brought up a missing dependency in drake01, so your comment was useful, thanks again.
you wrote:
Could I ask if it would be possible to convert the " simplePDFreader script submitted by L18L into a pet? I have no idea how to do this myself and do not know how mush work this involves and so I hope I am not asking to much.

Yes, it is possible...
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L18L

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PostPosted: Tue 19 Jul 2011, 09:19    Post subject: Zathura PDF viewer
Subject description: zathura-gui.pet GUI for zathura - a PDF viewer
 

keniv (and all Smile )

your wish has been a command
Here it is, my 1st pet this year (2nd in total).

Hope it helps

Feedback appreciated

Edit
bugfixed version uploaded, 0.1 deleted
zathura-gui-0.2.pet
Description  bugfix
pet

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Filename  zathura-gui-0.2.pet 
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keniv

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PostPosted: Tue 19 Jul 2011, 12:01    Post subject:  

Hi L18L

Thanks very much for your rapid reply and the new pet. I have installed it. It would not work from the "Document" menu but did from a terminal. I had to change line 6 in /usr/share/applications/zathura-gui.desktop from

Code:
Exec=/usr/bin

to
Code:
Exec=/usr/bin/zathura-gui


I also ran fixmenus and a reboot. It now runs from the menu. I have not spent much time using it yet but in all other respects it seems to be working well. I still dont know what I was doing wrong with your script.

Thanks again for you help.

Regards,

Ken.
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L18L

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Location: Burghaslach, Germany somewhere also known as "Hosla"

PostPosted: Tue 19 Jul 2011, 12:18    Post subject: Zathura PDF viewer
Subject description: bugfix: zathura-gui-0.1.pet GUI for zathura - a PDF viewer
 

bugfixed version 0.2 uploaded now
Thank you keniv
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don570


Joined: 10 Mar 2010
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PostPosted: Thu 21 Jul 2011, 18:06    Post subject:  

I compiled zathura 0.8.4 with puppy 4.3.1.

Then I included my right click option for PDF's

I compiled so that the window is slightly wider (1024 pixels)

There is a configuration file /root/.config/zathura/zathurarc
That can be modified to make the window larger
for people with larger screens.

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PostPosted: Wed 27 Jul 2011, 20:18    Post subject: corrected version of zathura  

I have corrected the package so that
it can run on earler versions of Puppy
such as 4.3.1 and Lighthouse 4.4.3

The problem was that I was confused
about whether to use the OpenWith folder
or the SendTo folder for right click options.

I choose the wrong one, but this version is corrected.

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