Questions for the Panel

Bernhard Walle Bernhard.Walle at
Fri Jun 13 11:53:16 CEST 2003

On Fri, 13 Jun 2003 at 14:50 (+0530), Biju Chacko wrote:
> 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.

... or the pager in the taskbar, I know. But why is it not possible to
let the user choose if he wants to re-focus the `desktop' after clicking
on a desktop button?

> > 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.

Oh, thanks. But that does not work for the `Run program' dialog. :-(


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