xfdesktop has minimised app icons now!
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Fri Sep 9 11:52:27 CEST 2005
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Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Brian J. Tarricone schreef:
>>I took a stab at implementing CDEish minimised app icons on the
>>desktop. It's coming along pretty well. You can't drag them around
>>yet, but it otherwise works. Give it a try on xfdesktop trunk and let
>>me know what you think.
> Very nice! There's a lot of cool stuff going on in Xfce lately, it seems ;-)
> I was wondering if it might be better to make them real tiles, to
> distinguish them (better) from files/launchers on the desktop.
You mean more like buttons? I don't think I'd really like how that looks.
> Also, I think I'd prefer single click activation with expanding text on
> mouse-over, or even in a tooltip while only showing the application name
> under the icon.
Hmm. IIRC, CDE used double-click for activation. I think keeping the
"normal" model of double-clicking icons for activation is probably best.
A tooltip with the full name is a good idea though. I just need to
figure out how to do that properly, since GtkTooltips won't be useful here.
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