Don Christensen djc at
Fri Jul 23 22:21:58 CEST 2004

Jean-François Wauthy wrote:
> Le ven 23/07/2004 à 20:38, David Guichard a écrit :
>>Hi all, I hope this is an appropriate place for this. I just started
>>using xfce4 after many years with fvwm2. Two things struck me right
>>away: the left mouse button on the root window doesn't do
>>anything--why not add a menu for that action?
> because there are plans to add desktop icon in 4.4 and then left-click
> will be used for an other purpose, and IIRC this was already discussed
> in the ML, so if you want to know more about that check the archives

Personally, I would vote for having the option of binding a menu to
the left button.  I tend not to iconify apps to icons (on OSes/DEs
that support it)--that's why I have multiple workspaces--so I don't
need the left button for dealing with icons on the root window.  My
Windows machine (on the rare occasions that I use it) has about five
icons on it.  It would suit my work habits better to have a
user-configurable menu there so I could leave the right button for
the all-encompassing appfinder menu (or the one generated by mmaker).


Don Christensen       Senior Software Development Engineer
djc at         Cisco Systems, Santa Cruz, CA
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