Plasma 5 Applets applet appmenu plasma5 window

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://github.com/psifidotos/applet-window-appmenu

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Description:

This is a Plasma 5 applet that shows the current window appmenu in your panels. This plasmoid is coming from Latte land but it can also support Plasma panels.

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To install it you should build it yourself, installing it from Plasma Widgets Explorer directly wont work.

Requires:
-- Qt >= 5.9
-- KF5 >= 5.38
-- Plasma >= 5.12

Qt elements: Quick Widgets DBus
KF5 elements: Plasma WindowSystem
X11 libraries: XCB RandR

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You can use: sh install.sh , in order to install it if you have previous development packages available
Last changelog:

Version 0.7.0 7 days ago

* fix occasional crash when menu is hiding
* fixes when present in plasma panels
* position menus relevant to screen edge
* add filter for maximized windows
* apply filters properly for compact button scenario
* respect Fitt's law for floating latte panels
* position menus relevant to entire screen geometry
* add option to enable unity behavior in neighbour window title applets
* fixes for unity behavior in latte panels

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Vistausss

7 days ago

10 10 the best

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cliometricss

3 months ago

10 Does anyone know how to make this appmenu hide behind window title applet? When you hover to the window title paplet, this app menu shows. I used to be able to do it but forgot how.

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cliometricss

3 months ago

nvm it's in the settings of the applets

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axel-huerta

4 months ago

10 10 the best

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jvig

5 months ago

10 10! took me a while to install all dependencies but it is worth it

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qawsedrftgzh

8 months ago

10 10 the best

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dfergfla

8 months ago

This looks like just what I'm looking for. But I don't have the skills needed to compile it myself. Is there a pre compiled file I can download? Hopefully it will work with the widgets menu soon. But any help would be appreciated.

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hto4

8 months ago

8 Is it possible to add the Apps Name and icon?

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vs8

8 months ago

7 Once you go through the hoops, it works. I hated the installation experience, it's broken. I don't know why it can't be installed from the widgets menu, but it is what it is... I do not recommend this for casual users until it can be easily installed.

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kafir

9 months ago

I have installed it but I can't found it in the applet list.

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sadi

10 months ago

9 9 excellent
The only -1 : Manual installation
Otherwise, perfect!
Clearly better than KDE's default Global Menu, which used to keep showing the menu of one particular app minimized/closed to systray until another app became active.

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vingnote

10 months ago

I couldn't install this on the latest KDE Neon (based on Ubuntu 20.04), even after installing all the dependencies on INSTALLATION.md. Installation proceeds to 81%, then this error message:

[ 81%] Building CXX object plugin/CMakeFiles/appmenuplugin.dir/wm/waylandwindowmanager.cpp.o
In file included from /home/vinicius/applet-window-appmenu/plugin/wm/waylandwindowmanager.cpp:20:
/home/vinicius/applet-window-appmenu/plugin/wm/waylandwindowmanager.h:36:10: fatal error: taskmanager/tasksmodel.h: No such file or directory
36 | #include
| ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
compilation terminated.

Is this a missing dependency? I can't really tell what I should install. Thank you for this tool, I would really like to get it working.

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rosostolato

2 months ago

I installed these packages and it worked:
sudo apt install plasma-workspace*

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rosostolato

2 months ago

Oh got it... haven't seen your reply... cool!

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vingnote

10 months ago

Got it to work! I had to install plasma-workspace-dev.

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vingnote

10 months ago

Got it to work! I had to install plasma-workspace-dev.

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ulliperk

10 months ago

7 I have the funcionality of the OSX finder menu in mind. As for now the app menu applet will not show anything when there is no active window .... Is it possible to make the applet -in case there is no open window- show the 'plasma_desktop_right_click_menu' or the dolphin_menu, (konqueror_menu)? instead? - as an option maybe.

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salmannotkhan

1 year ago

can't see appmenu for firefox eclipse and some other applications

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hto4

8 months ago

me neither

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d3xt3r

1 year ago

9 @Psifidotos, congratulations on your great work, you're so talented at what you do, I'd like to share with you some feature ideas you'd like to see in future versions of Window AppMenu Applet:

Interaction with mouse commands, being possible to perform actions to maximize, minimize, restore and close the focus window, the commands could be configurable, the default could be, scrolling forward maximizes the window, scrool backwards, minimize, double left click, restore, middle button, close. By default the entire applet area would be sensitive to mouse commands, there could also be an option to set the length (px) of the sensitive area.

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

sorry I dont like any of that ideas.

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birillo78

1 year ago

10 10 the best

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paju

1 year ago

will it compile on freebsd? i want to have global menus on freebsd

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visika

1 year ago

10 10 the best

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matter-of-course

1 year ago

I don't know if this is related to the applet or something more general about KDE; but when I have two activities, one using this global menu and one without any global menu, the second activity's programs have no menu bars at all! Not even on their own windows. Is there a solution for this that allows me to keep different layouts across activities?

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Version 0.7.0 7 days ago

* fix occasional crash when menu is hiding
* fixes when present in plasma panels
* position menus relevant to screen edge
* add filter for maximized windows
* apply filters properly for compact button scenario
* respect Fitt's law for floating latte panels
* position menus relevant to entire screen geometry
* add option to enable unity behavior in neighbour window title applets
* fixes for unity behavior in latte panels

Version 0.6.0 1 year ago

* new option to support color schemes for menus. For Latte a new option to colorize the menus based on the current window color scheme is already present.
* release menu item hovering when not needed any more
* new option to maximize/restore active window when used in plasma panels [@ Taras Fomin]

Version 0.5.1 1 year ago

* fix buttons vertical positioning. Previously there were cases where buttons had 1px. difference with surrounding applets

Version 0.5.0 1 year ago

* show app menus also for inactive windows in multi-screen environment through Latte WindowsTracking v0.9 interface
* improve appearance when in Latte edit mode
* use new Latte Communicator API for v0.9

Version 0.4.2 2 years ago

* fix a serious crash for some systems when the user was clicking the menu items Plasma or Latte was crashing
* various improvements for Unity style behavior
* fix behavior with Latte git version dragging/maximizing/restoring active window from panel empty areas
* dont register the global menu service under wayland in order for windows to keep their global menus in their windows
* fix warnings on startup

Version 0.4.1 2 years ago

-- fix not showing menu items for all applications
-- fix RTL menu items alignment

Version 0.4 2 years ago

-- provide a Unity behavior option when used with Window Title v0.4 in latest Latte master
-- support horizontal scrolling
-- improve screen filtering

Version 0.3 2 years ago

- add an option in order to set spacing between menu items
- dont crash under wayland
- in edit mode show a menu sample in order to not show an empty space
- option to always fill maximum available space
- avoid empty QMenu (upstream plasma fix)
- reduce menu items spacing
- support new Latte Communicator mechanism

Version 0.2 2 years ago

- Scroll menu support when the menu is too big
- Option to show menus only from active/main windows
- support Latte painting for single button presentation
- dont hide menu when Latte is in editing mode (needs Latte>=0.9)
- show shortcuts properly when Alt is pressed

Version 0.1 2 years ago

- Minimize-state aware
- Multi-Screen aware
- Support Latte new painting
- based totally on official plasma appmenu applet in order to improve maintainability and code exchange

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product-maker Vistausss Jun 15 2021 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker cliometricss Mar 17 2021 10 the best
Does anyone know how to make this appmenu hide behind window title applet? When you hover to the window title paplet, this app menu shows. I used to be able to do it but forgot how.
product-maker axel-huerta Feb 15 2021 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker jvig Jan 13 2021 10 the best
10! took me a while to install all dependencies but it is worth it
product-maker qawsedrftgzh Oct 16 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker vs8 Sep 29 2020 7 good
Once you go through the hoops, it works. I hated the installation experience, it's broken. I don't know why it can't be installed from the widgets menu, but it is what it is... I do not recommend this for casual users until it can be easily installed.
product-maker sadi Aug 19 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent The only -1 : Manual installation Otherwise, perfect! Clearly better than KDE's default Global Menu, which used to keep showing the menu of one particular app minimized/closed to systray until another app became active.
product-maker ulliperk Jul 28 2020 7 good
I have the funcionality of the OSX finder menu in mind. As for now the app menu applet will not show anything when there is no active window .... Is it possible to make the applet -in case there is no open window- show the 'plasma_desktop_right_click_menu' or the dolphin_menu, (konqueror_menu)? instead? - as an option maybe.
product-maker d3xt3r Jan 12 2020 9 excellent
@Psifidotos, congratulations on your great work, you're so talented at what you do, I'd like to share with you some feature ideas you'd like to see in future versions of Window AppMenu Applet: Interaction with mouse commands, being possible to perform actions to maximize, minimize, restore and close the focus window, the commands could be configurable, the default could be, scrolling forward maximizes the window, scrool backwards, minimize, double left click, restore, middle button, close. By default the entire applet area would be sensitive to mouse commands, there could also be an option to set the length (px) of the sensitive area.
product-maker birillo78 Dec 01 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker visika Oct 16 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker rokre22 Aug 02 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker giuliv Jul 13 2019 8 great
8 great
product-maker wagner_william Jun 29 2019 9 excellent
9 excellent
product-maker no1cares May 31 2019 9 excellent
9 excellent
product-maker ferchoj May 14 2019 10 the best
Greath!
product-maker volt4ire Apr 25 2019 9 excellent
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product-maker leirbag Apr 05 2019 9 excellent
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product-maker joaopauloalbu Mar 01 2019 9 excellent
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product-maker TaurohtaR Feb 12 2019 9 excellent
Great
product-maker vicko Feb 05 2019 9 excellent
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product-maker IkiruOG Feb 05 2019 9 excellent
+Great appmenu for my low resolution :D Thanks!
product-maker rplanchuelo Jan 31 2019 9 excellent
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product-maker michaldybczak Nov 25 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker jnuutinen Nov 18 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker koma111 Nov 17 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker ZaWertun Nov 16 2018 9 excellent
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product-maker avlas Nov 16 2018 9 excellent
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