panel and backdrop

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Wed Apr 23 23:20:07 CEST 2003

On Wed, 2003-04-23 at 22:54, Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:
> HI again ,
> I found the way to have more "buttons" on my panel but now the panel is not centered .
> which file do describe the position of the panel on the screen ?
> Is it possible to show/hide it ? ( I have a 14" monitor )

* Use the handles [//////] on each side to move the panel
* Use the little caret to iconify it
* Use xfce4 if you want autohide :)

> about the "backdrop image" ... it is a 800x600 jpeg img that i'm trying to have as wallpaper .

Yes, it makes sense :)

> Why is it called "backdrop" but not wallpaper or background image ?

Definition of backdrop:
backdrop: an optional adjustable rectangular area of color behind a
screen element.

Sounds fairly accurate to me :)

> I used xfdb -i to set my "wallpaper " .

Yes, that makes sense. 

> I know i'm very tiring with my questions , but i really enjoy this WM
>  and dont wanna change ...

Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at>

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