Re: Panel proposal

On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, George wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 24, 1999 at 11:04:48AM +0200, Tim Janik wrote:
> > > the quicklaunch is not in the core, and doesn't properly follow size/orient
> > > hints as far as I know (not that deskguide and tasklist do unfortunately)
> > 
> > tell me what you want deskguide to do and you'll most probably get it within
> > a few days ;)
> > last i checked ;) deskguide did honour the panel orientation, but when i
> > implemented it in the first place, the panel was lacking an interface for
> > decent size negotiation with the applets. keep in mind that deskguide and
> > tasklist are going to be part of 1.0.50, so we can only use what the panel
> > will provide at that point.
> There are defines so that you can figure out if you can do size negotiation.
> Ans that thing that you were complaining about with get_size was fixed I
> think.
> #endif
> One thing that I don't like about deskguide is that for my WM setup, I have
> 10 desktops, and I get 10 huge deskguide desktops taking up half a panel, as
> messed up as gnome-pager was I liked the way it handeled it better (small
> desktops stacked on each other)
> Try how the panel is now setup on default (when .gnome/panel.d is missing)
> I had to create another panel for deskguide because it would barely fit
> on my 1200 pixels wide screen if I put it all on the bottom panel.

give its configuration dialog a shot, especially "show only current desktop" ;)

> Although my bigger peeve is the tasklist which doesn't follow any hints as
> far as I know, is hard to drag around because it doesn't have a handle,
> etc... etc...
> George
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