drag and drop panel (was icons on desktop with xfce)

Jack Coates jack at monkeynoodle.org
Sun May 2 18:13:16 CEST 2004

On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 19:41, Erick wrote:
> Agreed -- having a tool bar (e.g. the XFce4 and CDE panel or creating
> child panels in KDE/Gnome to launch favorite apps) is a much more
> efficient way to work with applications -- what would really be nice is
> if the panel, a child panel, or taskbar could be integrated into the
> file manager to allow for dragging and dropping shortcuts to favorite
> files, folders, and drives rather than having ungainly icons cluttering
> up the desktop.  (I mount my drives right from the launcher menus or the
> desktop menu in XFce).

a wishlist item for some years now has been a drag-and-drop way to
rearrange the panel items. Since it hasn't been done it's presumably
challenging/inefficient to do inline, but an MCS doohickey would
certainly work.
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