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Jun 19, 2009, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Graham Morrison)

"All Magic Folder does is move the files you drop on to it to a folder that depends on the type of file configured through a filter. For example, you might want all JPEG images to be moved to your Pictures directory, or your Ogg Vorbis files to a Music folder.

"Just set up a filter by clicking on the tool icon from the Plasmoid. The configuration window accepts wildcards (such as *.jpg for images), and if you uncheck the wildcard option you can also use regular expressions. The expression .(jpe?g|png)$ would filter both JPEG and PNG images, for example.

"Another feature of KDE's Plasmoids that isn't immediately obvious is that you can configure your desktop according to activity and switch between activities in the same way you switch between virtual desktops."

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