The third mouse button...

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Wed Mar 19 17:34:02 CET 2003

On Wed, 19 Mar 2003 10:21:15 -0600
"Philip Dean" <pdengineer at> wrote:

> >You can shade/unshade a window using the mouse scroll
> >wheel (if available).
> Really, I didn't know this.  I assume the "if available" refers to if
> the mouse has a scroll wheel.  I will have to try this when I get
> home!!!  To make use, you are meaning that the scroll wheel moved on
> the title bar will shade and unshade?  This makes me very happy!

On a related note: you can use the mousewheel on the desktop or the
graphical pager on the panel to switch workspaces. 

> Just a quick word to the developers....  I grabbed Gnome 2.2 via
> garnome just to see what they had done with it.  It took me all of
> about 15 minutes to exit and restart XFce4.  The light weight
> usability of XFce is unmatched!
> (I still wish I could move an undecorated window such as GKrellM with
> ALT+Click though  :o)  )  Keep up the great work.

Yeah, that would indeed be useful. I don't know why it doesn't work. May
have something to do with the freedesktop window manager hints.


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