[rox-devel] Re: dissappearing icons
Edscott Wilson García
edscott at imp.mx
Mon May 13 22:44:14 CEST 2002
El lun, 13-05-2002 a las 13:39, Jasper Huijsmans escribió:
> On Mon, 13 May 2002 18:19:56 +0100
> Thomas Leonard <tal00r at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 09:32:02AM -0500, Edscott Wilson Garc?a wrote:
> > > On Mi? 08 May 2002 08:57, Thomas Leonard wrote:
> > > >
> > > > We do file icons, but we don't show iconised windows. However, I'm
> > > > rewriting the pinboard code at the moment, and I'm considering
> > > > adding(optional?) support for this, as it confuses newbies when
> > > > their windows disappear completely...
> > >
> > > This would be great since it would fill in the not-yet-coded icon
> > > management program for placing icons on the desktop (a la CDE) in
> > > xfwm4.
> > Right, it seems to be working now :-)
> > CVS snapshot here:
> > http://rox.sourceforge.net/snapshots/
> > Still very experimental, but minimising a window should make an icon
> > for it appear in the top-left corner of the pinboard.
> > Anyway, it works with sawfish. Will try with xfwm4 when the automake
> > errors go away ;-)
> It seems to work just fine. It's pretty cool with the highlighting and
> all. I don't know your plans with this, but there are a few thing that
> are needed to make this really useful:
> * abbreviation of the titles to the size of the icons with expansion on
> highlighting like xfwm does now.
Although I never mentioned it, I've always wanted an option in xfwm so
that it *won't* abbreviate titles. No abbreviation is a great help when
you have multiple gvim's open and you have a hard time remembering which
is which.Maybe the abbreviation could be optional?
> * use aplication icons (+ allow to override)
> * keep icons on one desktop (now they are present on all virtual
If they could be mapped (optionally) to the bottom of the screen it
would also be a great addition.
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