Some quick cursory checks indicate all is well with this behavior. Good job! Darrell > Seems the first time I try to access > the K_Menu System Menu, and the My Documents location is not > yet specified, that the dialog appears immediately. Good > idea, but should the dialog box appear when accessing the > System Menu or when accessing System Menu/Documents Folder? > Seems the latter makes more sense. :) > > The dialog box still does not allow or like any location > other than $HOME/Documents. > > Further if the user changes this location then where is > that information being stored? > > A little searching revealed an xdg spec (http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/xdg-user-dirs). > > Seems there should be a file located at > /etc/xdg/user-dirs.conf for system defaults and at > $HOME/.config/user-dirs.dirs for overriding those > locations. > > Seems $HOME/.config/user-dirs.dirs is supposed to look > something like this: > > XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR="$HOME/downloads" > XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR="$HOME/documents" > XDG_MUSIC_DIR="$HOME/music" > XDG_PICTURES_DIR="$HOME/images" > XDG_VIDEOS_DIR="$HOME/videos" > XDG_DESKTOP_DIR="$HOME" > XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME" > XDG_PUBLICSHARE_DIR="$HOME" > > Seems there should be a script installed named > xdg-user-dirs-update. Although there is a xdg-tools package > installed, there is no such file on my Slackware 12.2 > system. I don't seem to find the file on subsequent > Slackware releases. Starting 13.1, there is an xdg-settings > tool, but I don't know if the intent is the same as > xdg-user-dirs-update. > > When I tried using the new dialog box and changing the > directory, I received the following error message in the > log: > > sh: xdg-user-dirs-update: command not found > > Makes sense because I don't have that file installed. > Probably then should have an error trap to verify the script > exists before trying to execute. :) > > If I understand all of this correctly, then the new dialog > boxes should be updating that user file. If the file does > not exist and xdg-user-dirs-update does not exist, I lean > toward just creating the $HOME/.config/user-dirs.dirs file > and inserting the XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR value to what the user > typed.