Unity launcher gets file-type savvy

Neat things about Unity #457: Intelligent launchers.

: 0px;" title="tumblr_lgcu3h6RjY1qb5bmy" src="http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/tumblr_lgcu3h6RjY1qb5bmy_thumb.jpg" border="0" alt="tumblr_lgcu3h6RjY1qb5bmy" width="228" height="376" /> Jorge Castro explains:

“…when you drag a certain file type into the launcher the application that launches it stays lit, but the rest "shut off".

So assuming you have say, GIMP and Shotwell in your launcher dragging a .png close to the launcher will keep those lit and the ones that don't support .png will not be lit. “

Taking the words out of my mouth when he calls this “Small, but slick.”

Via Jorge’s Stompbox

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