4.2 now in debian testing - questions

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 21:41:20 CEST 2005

On 9/5/05, Patrick Wiseman <pwiseman at mindspring.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Sep 2005 at 4:38pm, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> :Patrick Wiseman schreef:
> :> On Thu, 4 Aug 2005 at 2:08pm, I wrote:
> :>
> :> :Both taskbar and panel (which I autohide) seem to be awfully picky about
> :> :where the mouse pointer is before they show up - is there somewhere I can
> :> :adjust the sensitivity?
> :>
> :> Having used 4.2 for a month now, I still find this an irritant, but I
> :> guess there's no way to adjust it.
> :>
> :
> :Hmm, this should be a FAQ somewhere...
> :
> :Q. I can't make the panel and/or the taskbar show up in Xfce 4.2. What's
> :happening?
> :
> :A. This is caused by a conflict between the autohide option and the
> :window manager setting to change workspaces when the mouse reaches the
> :end of the screen. Starting with Xfce 4.2 the top and bottom edges of
> :the screen may also be used by the window manager to switch workspaces
> :with the mouse. To solve the issue you have to turn off this setting in
> :the window manager settings dialog.
> :
> :I hope that helps.
> Indeed it does; thank you.  I'm sorry to lose the side to side desktop
> changing, but obviously there are plenty of other ways to move from
> workspace to workspace.
> Thanks again,
> Patrick

I guess this could be worked around by adding options that allow you
to enable this feature for just vertical or just horizontal movement.
Maybe this is already in the svn?

Regards, Alexander Toresson

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