Backdrop list

Andrew Conkling andrewski at
Sun May 2 05:37:33 CEST 2004

On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 12:37 -0400, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Andrew Conkling wrote:
> >It'd be really swell if one could add an entire directory to the
> >backdrop list; I'd like to utilise the feature but I have about 300
> >pictures I'd like to put into a list. :)
> >
> cool idea - just implemented it in xfdesktop CVS HEAD.  you can DnD a 
> directory from xffm (and presumably, other filemanagers), and the file 
> chooser has multi-select enabled.  adding another button to open a 
> directory selector is a waste of space... and i don't feel like 
> expending the energy ^_~.

While you're at it, could you implement some way of removing the current
background? from the list, or at the very least, some way of
ascertaining the name of the current background?  I made a list of 300+
pictures, all with similar names, and I'd like to systematically take
out those that are less suitable for background usage.


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