On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 8:52 AM, John Emmas <johne53@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yesterday I mistakenly posted this to gtk-list when it should probably have come here... sorry.
> Anyway... I'm working on an app which uses a GtkFileChooser dialog. Let's say I use it to open a file. Next time I launch the GtkFileChooser I'll see an entry called "Recently Used" which lists the file I opened last time. As the number of entries increases, they get saved in a persistent file called "recently-used.xbel". This all seems to be a feature of gtk+. There's nothing in the actual app that handles any of this.
> Currently we're using gtk+2 (as opposed to gtk+3). Is there any way I can modify what gets saved in 'recently-used.xbel'? For example, if I DIDN'T want it to include files with a particular extension, does the existing code provide any mechanism for achieving that? In other words, I want the user to be able to select files of that type - but I DON'T want them to get listed in 'recently-used.xbel'.
> Or alternatively... if I ONLY wanted it to include files with certain extension(s) can I specify that somehow in my application? Thanks.
There's no direct api to achieve this. You can probably get it done in
a few lines of code with GtkRecentManager::changed and
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