Center lower panel? [Solved}

David dgboles at
Sun Nov 20 22:57:52 CET 2011

On 11/20/2011 3:05 PM, Gilbert Sullivan wrote:
> On 11/20/2011 02:08 PM, David wrote:
>> 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.
> I'll admit that I didn't even read the help file. I'd guess the thing to
> do would be to as that they omit any reference to automatic centering
> and, instead, just describe the process that can be used to center the
> panel?
> Please bear with me if I'm missing something. I'm under the weather,
> under the influence of medication, and elderly. As "wasted" as I am at
> the moment, I can see that I made some explicative errors in my most
> recent previous message, and I'm wondering if I'm doing the same in this
> one.

Depends on what you call elderly. I qualify for that, to some extent,
myself.  :-)

But seriously. Sorry to here of your illness. My best wishes for a
speedy and full recovery.

> I think it's nap time for me!
> ;-)




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