re-order the taskbar/windowlist?

Harald Judt h.judt at
Mon Sep 19 18:20:42 CEST 2011

Am 19.09.2011 18:05, schrieb Christoph Wickert:
> Am Montag, den 19.09.2011, 17:52 +0200 schrieb Harald Judt:
>> Am 19.09.2011 17:26, schrieb Nick Schermer:
>>> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 4:58 PM, Dan Luedtke<maildanrl at>   wrote:
>>>> Hallo guys,
>>>> is it possible to re-order items in the windowlist?
>>>> I tried it using drag-n-drop (as known from gnome2), but it failed.
>>>> Is this possible, and if not, should I open a bug for feature request?
>>> Since xfce4-panel 4.8.5 it is, but you need to select the proper
>>> sorting mode in the preferences.
>>> Nick
>> It doesn't work as soon as there are grouped windows, though.
> I cannot confirm this. Once it is enabled in the preferences, it works
> even with two windows.

Strange. Whatever I try, it won't help. I've got two Thunderbird(2) 
windows and one Firefox. If there are only one Thunderbird and one 
Firefox, drag&drop works. Maybe I made some mistake. Could you try the 
same settings as in the screenshot I attached? Maybe there is anything 
wrong with my settings?


`Experience is the best teacher.'
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