Hi, @napcock and everybody.
Please allow me to keep this in writing, in this forum; it’s some wisdom you gave me about the
mbhelper script. This way I will have a reference more findable when I forget, in case I accidentally erase my local, customized copy.
My initial problem was to make a thinner menu when I press I press
W-F1 (mbhelper -s).
You, @napcock, shared these steps:
First, copy it to
~/bin—will be easier to edit it there
Second… after reading documentation for jgMenu (https://jgmenu.github.io/jgmenu.1.html), you suggested to change this line:
menu_width = integer (default 200)
That’s the minimum menu width of the menu.
The menu width will adjust to the longest item in the current (sub)menu. If a filter is applied (e.g. by the user typing) the menu width will not adjust, and there are all files with paths from
~/.config available in this menu — for easy searching
- You can remove or comment out — if you don’t need those files to be here
After this, I just modified my ~/.config/rc.xml to change the executable so it will load the local copy of mbhelper:
<keybind key="W-F1"> <action name="Execute"> <command>~/bin/mbhelper -s</command> </action> </keybind>