Re: Tasklist vs. gnome pager behavior

"David B . Lounsberry" <> writes:
> In gnome-pager I was able to click on a non-iconified task and the 
> window manager would switch to the desktop or viewport where the window 
> resided and bring it into focus. It looks like tasklist does not support 
> switching desktops because it does work as long as the task is iconfied 
> or residing in the same desktop. I am using sawmill if that makes a 
> difference.

I got it to do this once but it seems a little buggy with the oldish
version of sawmill I have (you can add tasks on other desktops to the
tasklist, look at the properties dialog).
> Another nice feature of gnome-pager was that you could double click 
> mouse 2 on a task in the tasklist and the window iconify and de-iconify 
> in the current desktop. Tasklist will only iconify a window if it's in 
> the current desktop. It does work however if you click on mouse 3 and 
> select iconify but that's not as easy. 

Sounds like a good feature.
> And lastly, I have seen messages talking about the mini-icons showing up 
> in tasklist but I have not seen this work. 

Do you have them turned on? They should appear for apps that set them,
which most GNOME apps don't.


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