Description:

Simple Menu is an intentionally minimal launcher widget for Plasma 5. Powered by the same powerful backend as Plasma 5's bundled launchers, its UI is similar to the fullscreen Application Dashboard, just in a small, floating window. In addition to the application grid and filtering, it supports favorites, search and basic system actions.

NOTE: Simple Menu requires Plasma version 5.9 or higher and KDE Frameworks version 5.34 or higher.
Last changelog:

Changes in v1.0.4 18 days ago

* Fixed menu appearing on the wrong monitor in multi-monitor setups.
* Fixed crash when opening the context menu for search result items.

xekon

18 days ago

Thank you for the update, is there a way to lock the menu to only change on click? I realize this last update was probably to quickly fix the crash.

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Sho

17 days ago

Sorry, could you explain what you mean with "is there a way to lock the menu to only change on click"?

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noahadvs

17 days ago

I think he's talking about how the categories change on mouse-over. The Application Launcher (Kickoff) has an option to enable/disable switching tabs on hover.

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Sho

16 days ago

Ah, I see! Sure, I can add this in a later release.

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wudang

18 days ago

Perfect! Thank you very much.

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Sho

17 days ago

Cheers :)

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noahadvs

25 days ago

Is there a better place than this comments section to report bugs?

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Sho

24 days ago

Currently there isn't any, sorry. Once I find the time I want to put Simple Menu through kdereview and make it a proper KDE project, then it will receive a product category on the KDE bug tracker.

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AVM-Fritz!

27 days ago

Thanks a lot! Nice job

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quaelgeist

1 month ago

Deal Breaking Issue:
Make sure that the widgit opens on the SAME Monitor.
The Positioning seems random

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MoonDragon

28 days ago

yep, my experience too!

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diVinae

1 month ago

Could you add option to disable floating mode and set offset to 0?

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Sho

1 month ago

I'd prefer not to add options that change the design a lot (better to make a seperate widget).

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wudang

1 month ago

Would love to use this , but on my dual monitor setup the menu only pops up on secondary monitor. Is there a way to fix this? Latest plasma & frameworks on manjaro.

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xekon

1 month ago

I have dual monitors too, for me it pops up on the same monitor that has my menu bar.

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xekon

1 month ago

Love this menu, cant wait for version 1.04 :)

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dinosath

1 month ago

I think it would be a good idea to add the plasmoid's repo in the product page.

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Sho

1 month ago

The repo is linked as the website already.

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xekon

1 month ago

First, THANK YOU! so very much, I love this menu, and I already feel more productive using it, I find and launch what I'm looking for quickly, and have access to a LOT of favorites

I have a question, and forgive me if its been answered but I did not see it in the comments yet. On the stock application launcher that ships with Plasma-Desktop you can make it so that the menu does NOT change on Hover with Mouse, so that you have to actually click into those menus such as Applications,Multimedia,Games, etc... This is the only Feature I am missing now that I switched to this one. (I almost Never go into the other menus unless its to create another Favorite, or on the rare chance I'm doing something I don't normally do.)

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xekon

1 month ago

oh and I meant to say, sometimes I keep finding myself accidentally hovering over those categories, which changes my menu. I was hoping there is a way to only go into the other categories when I explicitly click into them. Thanks Again.

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Sho

1 month ago

No problem, I will add this option for you in v1.0.4.

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notuxius

2 months ago

Right/Left keyboard arrow keys could be used for navigating between found results after search


Steps to reproduce:
1. Start Simple Menu and press any letter that will have multiple found results - for example 'f'.
2. Press Right arrow key.


Actual result:
'Logout' button is selected on the right side of the menu.


Expected result:
If found results for 'f' key are next entries:
'File Associations' 'Font Manager' 'Font Settings' 'Formats'...

than:
Right arrow key selects 'Font Manager' (Enter key currently launches 'File Associations')

if Right arrow key is pressed one more time than:
'Font Settings' is selected and so on.

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Sho

2 months ago

You can arrow down to the results and then arrow right.

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christianbueno

3 months ago

thanks I like this because the icons are bigger than default "application launcher"

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Lazykde

5 months ago

I personally agree with this mockup,https://postimg.org/image/c1jmhnmz5/,
However I love this menu, because it is the kde thing that resembles what the elementary element r is, in fact and from there that in my opinion you should take the cue, even if your idea is to leave the right Different categories, it would be nice if you could let the user choose the layout in plasmoid settings, thank you anyway for your work :)

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Changes in v1.0.4 18 days ago

* Fixed menu appearing on the wrong monitor in multi-monitor setups.
* Fixed crash when opening the context menu for search result items.

Changes in v1.0.3 1 month ago

* Fix favorites on Plasma 5.11 and support the new globally shared favorites and unique per-activity favorites.

Changes in v1.0.2 5 months ago

* Made sure initial arrow key press always selects first item.
* Polished search experience: First search result is selected while searching, no longer requiring extra key presses to launch.
* Fixed auto-hide panels not staying open while Simple Menu is open.
* Support for the panel icon size hint in Frameworks 5, prevents panel icon getting too large in wide panels.
* Fixed panel icon missing mouseover highlight effect.
* Now requiring KDE Frameworks v5.34.

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Love this menu, cant wait for version 1.04 :)

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