Commit 4371320d authored by Andre Klapper's avatar Andre Klapper 💬

Bug 768260 - Document how to customize the UI via editing .ui files

https://mail.gnome.org/archives/evolution-list/2017-July/msg00102.html
parent 585cb868
<page xmlns="http://projectmallard.org/1.0/" xmlns:its="http://www.w3.org/2005/11/its"
type="topic" id="customize-ui-items">
<info>
<link type="guide" xref="index#common-other-problems" />
<link type="seealso" xref="mail-layout-changing"/>
<link type="seealso" xref="calendar-layout"/>
<revision pkgversion="3.25.90" version="0.1" date="2017-07-28" status="final"/>
<credit type="author">
<name its:translate="no">Andre Klapper</name>
<email its:translate="no">ak-47@gmx.net</email>
</credit>
<include href="legal.xml" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"/>
<desc>Moving and changing tool bar buttons and entries in the main menu.</desc>
</info>
<title>Customizing tool bar and menu items</title>
<note style="warning">
<p>These steps are for tech savvy users. These steps are not suitable for average users.</p>
</note>
<p><app>Evolution</app> offers no graphical interface to customize its tool bars or items in menus.</p>
<p>Advanced users can experiment by exploring and editing the corresponding system-wide file(s) under <file>$PREFIX/share/evolution/ui/</file>.</p>
<p>Copy those files with the file ending <file>.ui</file> which you would like to modify to your personal configuration folder <file>$HOME/.config/evolution/ui/</file>.
Modify the files in your personal configuration folder so the next <app>Evolution</app> software update will not overwrite your changes.</p>
<p>The modified files will be used if the <code>evolution-ui-version</code> attribute of the root <code>ui</code> element matches the version of the default files provided by <app>Evolution</app>.</p>
</page>
......@@ -70,6 +70,7 @@ set(HELP_FILES
contacts-using-contact-lists.page
contacts-using-several-addressbooks.page
credits.page
customize-ui-items.page
data-storage.page
default-browser.page
deleting-appointments.page
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