Bahaviour regarding several workspaces
tillea at rki.de
Mon Mar 12 09:44:12 CET 2007
after upgrading from Debian packaged version xfce4 220.127.116.11 to
version 18.104.22.168 I noticed a changed behaviour which I regard as
really confusing. I'm using a desktop with a matrix of 3x3 workspaces.
I have a certain scheme to place applications into these workspaces.
For the sake of simplicity I introduce a numerbing scheme to describe
the problem better here on this list:
1 | 2 | 3
4 | 5 | 6
7 | 8 | 9
Formerly (in version 22.214.171.124) I was able to navigate for instance
from 1 to 3 via <Ctrl>-<Alt>-<Right> and then the focus sticked to
workspace 3 even If I pressed once more <Ctrl>-<Alt>-<Right>. This
changed in version 126.96.36.199 and now the focus turns over to
workspace 1. I really do not like this but I was not able to find
an option to turn the behaviour to the old one.
A furtherthink I'm missing in xfce in general is that I did not
found a configuration option that enables me to have a window
partially on more than one window. Imagine a large window that
is larger than the screen. Sometimes it is not possible to
see all controls. Other windowmanagers I used (for instance
fvwm and sawfish) were able to show the upper half of such a large
window say in workspace 1 while the bottom part was displayed in
workspace 4. I consider this very convinient and I wonder if there
is a hidden configuration option to accomplish this.
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