Questions for the Panel

Biju Chacko biju_chacko at
Fri Jun 13 11:20:04 CEST 2003

On Fri, 13 Jun 2003 10:39:13 +0200, Bernhard Walle wrote:

> I just downloaded xfce4 (debian unstable version) and I'm very
> impressed: looks good, easy to use and quick.
> But there are a few things that I don't like:
> 1. If I click on the desktop switcher in the panel, the panel is
> focused so
>    I have to re-focus the window I want to work. Is there any
>    possibility to change this?

This is a known issue. It's not exactly a bug so there's no plans right
now to fix it. The work around is to use the mouse wheel or keyboard
shortcuts to change desktops.

> 2. The placement of new windows is that they can cover the panel. Is
>    there any possibility to make the panel shrinking the workspace?

Yes. You can define margins. It's in the preference manager somewhere.

> 3. The Alt-Tab changes to the panel, too. Is there any possibility to
>    exclude the panel from Alt-Tab.

Thats a feature not a bug.

-- b

Biju 'botsie' Chacko                        biju_chacko at vsnl dot net          Public Key available on request

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