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How do I get the file that i've dropped on my programms icon in the launcer in my Quiklcy programm? I already added the mime types in my .desktop file and my programm can accept commandline variables, but when I drop a file on the icon in launcher it doesn't get it.

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The command in your .desktop file's Exec line needs to contain a %f or %u.

When you drop a file on a launcher icon that gets replaces by the file name/URL and the resulting command is run.

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