application does not appear on the appropriate desktop.
erik.exists at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 23:26:50 CEST 2005
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From: Erik Peterson <erik.exists at gmail.com>
Date: Apr 15, 2005 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: application does not appear on the appropriate desktop.
To: Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org>
So i did some quick tests and it seems some apps are well behaved.
The experiment: I created a launcher in the panel and the tried the
following by just changing the name of the command to run. Of course
"start up notification "was checked.
Apps that pass the "desktop aware test" (What i am caling this experiment.)
terminal 0.2.4 (yeah!, good job guys.)
apps that load to quickly to know.
apps that fail
all the gnome ultilities for 2.10.1 (system monitor, print mamager,
network manager, calculator, etc)
ther are probably more but you get the idea.
Anyway, so I this is not a XFCE problem but a more widespread problem.
Do you think it worthwhile to attempt to contact other projects on
this issue? Of course here is an implicit offer for me to do the
footwork. Is start up notification part of the freedesktop.org spec or
some other standard? Thoughts on gaining increased compliance?
On 4/15/5, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org> wrote:
> This should be already implemented and managed by the startup
> Maybe I'm jsut wrong, but I'm yet to find an application that implements
> it and sets the fields accordingly.
> On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 13:20 -0700, Erik Peterson wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I have a small feature request and/or a bug; I am not quite sure how
> > it will be viewed.
> > A play by play of the behavior of interest.
> > 1. Launch application on desktop X
> > 2. The app starts to load, all is well.
> > 2. Before the app has finished loading switch to desktop Y, via the
> > scroll wheel.
> > 4. The app finishes loading and appears on desktop Y, instead of X
> > where I intended it to go.
> > I would like the app to stay on desktop X not "jump" over to Y.
> > This is definitely a minor thing and can be corrected by me by just
> > waiting around for a few more seconds. That being said I find the
> > scroll wheel-desktop switching behavior to be most useful and in my
> > humble book qualifies as a "killer feature" for xfce4* and the waiting
> > just diminishes its usefulness a tiny bit.
> > I did a quick search of bugzilla before posting and found nothing
> > relevant, apologies if this is redundant.
> > Thank you devs for all your work.
> > --Erik
> > (ps In looking around the XFCE web page i saw no way to donate $, I
> > would like to contribute in this regard, how can i do so?)
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