more CDE stuff

Dave Taira (
Tue, 6 Jul 1999 16:41:59 -0700 (PDT)

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> Date: Tue, 6 Jul 1999 12:55:28 +0200
> From: Stasinos Konstantopoulos <>
> Subject: Re: logging out from CDE
> Works like a beauty, thanks. I guess dtaction is the way to execute
> CDE's built-in functions. Would you know of any list with all the
> goodies available for this? man'ing dtaction and dtactionfile told me
> how to write my own, but nothing about what's already there :(

Check the manpage for dtdtfile. Basically (I think), CDE searches through
$DTDATABASESEARCHPATH for *.dt files, and reads those in. Local stuff should
be in /etc/dt/appconfig/types/%L and global stuff should be in
/usr/dt/appconfig/types/%L. I found "ACTION ExitSession" declared in

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