Survey: vertical vs deskbar panel
cl at isbd.net
Tue Mar 7 12:40:53 CET 2017
On Mon, Mar 06, 2017 at 06:53:20AM -0800, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> On 03/06/2017 06:38 AM, Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI wrote:
> > On Mon, 6 Mar 2017 14:57:35 +0100
> > killermoehre <killermoehre at gmx.net> wrote:
> >> Who is using the panel in vertical mode instead of deskbar mode and why?
> >> Feel free to answer. Please also mention if there is any plugin usable
> >> for you only in vertical mode. Suggestions how to improve plugins in
> >> deskbar mode are also welcome.
> > Using two, one horizontal at the bottoms of the screen, and one vertical on the left side.
> > Cheers,
> > Ron.
> I use precisely the same setup.
I think I did for a while but have now reverted to a single panel at
the top. It's not full.
> Vertical space is much more precious than horizontal space, particularly with
> the ubiquitous 16:9 screens. A panel on the top consumes space unless it is
> auto-hiding, and then it obscures window titles when unhid. An auto-hiding
> panel on the bottom consumes only a small bit of space and when unhid it
> generally doesn't obscure anything important.
Ah, another good reason why I like my 1920 x 1200 display! :-)
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