Pointer Connected to "Window change workspaces" Issue

edscott wilson garcia edscott at imp.mx
Thu May 22 22:46:48 CEST 2003

On Thu, 2003-05-22 at 05:38, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> hmm,
> On Thu, 22 May 2003 12:22:20 +0200 (CEST)
> Olivier FOURDAN <fourdan.olivier at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> > Don,
> > 
> > I'm affraid not, because of consistency. I was against making desktop
> > switch with the mouse (I never liked that feature in any environment I
> > tried), but you guys asked for that. Fine, I did it.
> > 
> > Now, disconnecting these options would bloat the configuration panel
> > (which is already too bloated for my taste) and would break
> > consistency IMO.
> > 
> > FYI, I've switched off desktop wrapping myself because of that,
> > although I liked to be able to drag windows from workspace to
> > workspace...
> > 
> Me too. Should we reconsider this option? I'm not in favour of
> constantly changing behaviour, but in this case I feel the gain of
> workspace switching with the pointer is smaller than the loss of
> window dragging across workspaces.

I agree, I like to drag windows across work spaces but don't like to
jump to workspaces with the mouse (makes me dizzy). I would be much
happier if xfwm4 reverted to the old behaviour.

> I thought it was just me, but apparently you had to turn off the feature
> as well; it is just not working for me.
> You can decide, but I just wanted to mention that removing the option is
> still a possibility.
> 	Jasper
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