Center lower panel? [Solved}

David dgboles at
Sun Nov 20 20:08:41 CET 2011

On 11/20/2011 10:01 AM, Gilbert Sullivan wrote:
> On 11/20/2011 09:06 AM, David wrote:
>> On 11/18/2011 1:16 PM, Gilbert Sullivan wrote:
>>> On 11/18/2011 12:30 PM, David wrote:
>>>> I have created a 2nd panel that is 'Launcher count sized to fit' that
>>>> contains 6 'launchers' that I have placed at the bottom of the screen.
>>>> But I can not seem to get it to 'center justify'. The Help says that
>>>> placing it on the right, left, or bottom should automatically center it.
>>>> What am I doing incorrectly and where can I find the necessary
>>>> information to correct this?
>>> My approach is to go into panel preferences and expand the panel to 100%
>>> width first. Then, when I reduce the width the panel is centered.
>>> However, this is going to leave the panel a little off-center if it
>>> contains items that resize themselves -- like, for instance, the
>>> notification tray.
>> This worked nicely. Thank you.
> I'm glad it worked.
> I was kind of surprised by the change this feature when I moved from
> Xfce 4.6 to 4.8. IIRC in version 4.6 the panel was actually auto-centered.
> I guess that, since the solution isn't onerous, it's probably not worth
> reporting even as a wishlist bug. I suppose I can even imagine
> situations in which some users -- like, say, tiling window manager users
> -- might find the ability to stick an off-centered panel at the edge of
> the screen.

How do 'we' point out what is an error in the 'Help" file then. The task
bar obviously does not center, nor 'auto center', although the file says
that it does.



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