These flags serve two purposes. First, the application can call
using these flags as a bitmask. This tells the sidebar that the application is able to open
folders selected from the sidebar in various ways, for example, in new tabs or in new windows in
addition to the normal mode.
Second, when one of these values gets passed back to the application in the
GtkPlacesSidebar::open-location signal, it means that the application should
open the selected location in the normal way, in a new tab, or in a new
window. The sidebar takes care of determining the desired way to open the location,
based on the modifier keys that the user is pressing at the time the selection is made.
If the application never calls gtk_places_sidebar_set_open_flags(), then the sidebar will only
use #GTK_PLACES_OPEN_NORMAL in the
GtkPlacesSidebar::open-location signal. This is the
default mode of operation.
This is the default mode that
When passed to gtk_places_sidebar_set_open_flags(), this indicates
that the application can open folders selected from the sidebar in new tabs. This value
will be passed to the