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Wed Mar 19 09:01:55 CET 2003
From: Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at moongroup.com>
To: xfce4-dev at xfce.org
Subject: Re: Panel Autohide
Reply-To: xfce4-dev at xfce.org
On 18 Mar 2003 21:38:16 +0100
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I agree on the panel autohide feature. It should hide to the top,
> > left, right or bottom depending on screen location and panel.
> hmm, you mean simply hiding to the nearest edge? left/right for
> vertical mode and top/bottom for horizontal I presume. Interesting. >
> Erik are you still interested in trying to implement this? I would >
> to see if this works. The way I think this could work:
> 1 - panel loses focus (no part of the panel has focus)
> 2 - start timeout (say 0.5 sec)
> 3 - if still unfocussed -> hide panel.
> The way to do the hiding I think is to use a separate window of 1 >
> wide on the nearest edge and catch mouse entry events to trigger the
> unhide. It can either be a visible window with equal height or width
> the panel or an invisible input-only window (is this GtkInvisible?).
Yes, I'm still very interested in doing this. Sounds pretty
straightforward. Hopefull I can start looking at some code tonight.
Thanks for all the input!
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