Bug ID: 369185
           Summary: Launchers (add as launcher) and symbols (add to panel)
                    behave inconsistently, no jump list for app symbols
           Product: plasmashell
           Version: master
          Platform: Kubuntu Packages
                OS: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: wishlist
          Priority: NOR
         Component: Panel

If I understand correct, the intented difference between a launcher and other
app symbols is that a launcher goes away when the app is running. This makes
sense because the app is already launched.
However, what bothers me is
  1. launchers are much smaller than the other symbols
  2. jump lists (e.g. for recent files) only work with launchers (at least in
most cases).
Because of 2 the user can't open another recently used file when the app is
already running. This is not possible using jump lists on launchers because the
launcher goes away when the app is running. For example I have this issue with

I think launchers (add as launcher) and other symbols (add to panel) should be
equivalent with the only difference beeing that a launcher goes away when the
app is running. And this could be a simple checkbox in the symbol settings
(something like a "single-instance mode" for symbols)

At the moment the behaviour is also inconsistent. The Firefox and Thunderbird
symbols do have jump lists, just as their launchers do. But most of the other
symbols do not have jump lists (e.g. to recent files).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create launcher and symbol for same app (e.g. Geany)
2. See that the launcher is much smaller
2. Right click on launcher and afterwards on symbol to open jump lists
3. See that jump lists do only work with launchers

Actual Results:  
Symbols and launchers behave differently

Expected Results:  
Symbols and launchers behave the same

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