ANNOUNCE: xfdashboard 0.3.1 released
duchateau.olivier at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 23:37:55 CEST 2014
On Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:35:07 +0200
Stephan Haller <nomad at froevel.de> wrote:
> xfdashboard-0.3.1 "Keys improved: faster, better, larger" was released on 2014-08-26.
> This is a development release.
> About xfdashboard
> Maybe a Gnome shell like dashboard for Xfce
> Release notes for 0.3.1
> * Added new functions to CSS parser for looking up image to load from
> a list of files called @try_icons. (Issue #9)
> * Fixed a problem when loading images and icons from SVG files. These
> were loading in smallest possible size and them upscaled to requested
> size which made them look ugly. This was fixed by loading them in
> requested size directly.
> * The stage of type XfdashboardStage can now show the real desktop's
> background instead of being just transparent. The behaviour could be
> managed via property 'background-image-type' with can be 'none' (the
> default) or 'desktop' (new feature).
> * Fixed a problem that a window could be closed accidently when refining
> search by pressing the key 'backspace' and pressing it more often then
> characters were entered before. The view will switch back from search
> view to windows view and the additional press on key 'backspace' will
> close the focused window. The behaviour has changed that now only the
> key combination 'shift' and 'backspace' will close the focused window.
> The key 'delete' will still work as before. (Issue #32)
> * Do not use functions deprecated in Cogl 1.18 when this version is used.
> * Implemented a new generic selection handling framework in focusable
> actors implementing the interface XfdashboardFocusable. It handles
> most of the common key press/release event like HOME and END keys to
> select first or last selectable item at the current focused actor.
> Currently the keys UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, HOME, END, ENTER are
> recognized by this framework. It also recognizes if the current
> selection is getting unavailable because the current selected actor is
> going to be hidden or destroyed. Then it moves the selection to next
> available and selectable actor.
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