re-order the taskbar/windowlist?

Marshall Neill ramien43 at
Mon Sep 19 22:36:55 CEST 2011

I found that when I went to

Settings > Settings Manager > Panel > Items > Window Buttons > Edit item

I was able to remove the grouping option.  Now I can drag and drop the 
Is this what you are looking for Dan ?

On 09/19/2011 11:54 AM, Harald Judt wrote:
> Am 19.09.2011 18:47, schrieb Christoph Wickert:
>> Am Montag, den 19.09.2011, 18:20 +0200 schrieb Harald Judt:
>>> 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?
>> I think we indeed found a bug here. I had set window grouping to
>> 'Never'. I turned it on and found out that grouped windows cannot be
>> ordered by drag&  drop, instead only the grouping folds down.
>> Somehow I can understand this, but I cannot even drag a not-grouped
>> window over a window group. I consider this a bug.
>> Regards,
>> Christoph
> Ok, another thing: I have only two options in grouping-model: Always 
> and never. A long time ago, there was another option called 'When 
> space is limited'. This is not available here, though it is still 
> listed in
> Harald
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