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Thursday, September 1st 2005, 3:45pm

Adding / modifying 'Open with %other browser%' options in Konqueror

My default web browser is Konqueror (3.4.2) running on Fedora Core 4. I do a lot of web development and need to test my work in all major browsers for compatibility tests.

It's easy enough to fire up each browser in turn and paste the test URL into the location text box, but doing this frequently becomes a pain. My default installation of Konqueror has Location menu options to 'Open with Mozilla Web Browser' and 'Open with Firefox' which I use all the time and it helps a lot.

What I am wondering is, can I add to these options and if so, how? I have Opera 8 installed and am just about to install Internet Explorer (hey, for testing only!) so would love options to open the current page in these apps too. Is this possible?



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Friday, September 2nd 2005, 1:10pm

I guess it check the MimeTypes field of the applications .desktop file to find out which can handle text/html

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Friday, September 2nd 2005, 10:16pm

Thanks anda_skoa, that was the answer I was looking for. :)

I assigned the additional apps to the following mime types (in KDE Control Center -> File Associations).