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How can I perform a command on the selected items ?

for example calling vim, or gimp for the 5 text or image files selected.

I tried to make use of the inlined command line at the bottom, but it doesn't take my selection into account

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Press F2 for user menu and then choose Do something on tagged files or press @. In popup window you can provide your command.

It is important to notice that for each file command will be executed separately. It will be something like:

for file in files:
   COMMAND file

not

COMMAND file1 file2
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