auto desktop switch
fourdan at xfce.org
Sat May 24 21:07:01 CEST 2003
I agree with your comments, but xfce3 is now a dead tree. Nothing new
will be done on it, all the work is being done on xfce4.
On Sat, 2003-05-24 at 11:39, nospam4jp at gmx.net wrote:
> Hello again,
> you were right!
> > On Fri, 2003-05-23 at 22:59, Philip Webb wrote:
> > > > Setup -> Windows -> Window snapping size: Set it to 5 or less.
> > >
> > > no, that's something different, ie getting windows to align with edges.
> > > what is needed is Setup -> Xfce -> Switch desktop at screen border ,
> > > but that has a fixed value of 4 . why can't we eliminate it?
> > Ok, I see what you mean. But, believe it or not, the Setup -> Windows
> > -> Window snapping size: is actually where the edge resistance is set
> > for mousing to virtual desktops. You can look it up in the
> > documentation.
> Well, I guess, I was just confused by the naming of the option. Unless I
> read the documentation (sorry, I should have done it before I posted), I would
> never suspect something labeled "Window snapping size" is responsible for the
> auto desktop switch. And so I found myself messing around with the option
> called "Switch desktop at screen border" - which seemed to me more plausible.
> So, I'm happy now, but I'd suggest two things:
> - find a more descriptive name or give some verbose tooltip
> - actually, the auto desktop switch has - from a user point of view -
> nothing to do with a snapping size. I think those features should work (and also be
> configured) independently.
> (Should this already be in a newer version, please tell me)
> Thank you a lot and enjoy your weekend,
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org>
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