Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Fri Jul 23 22:31:11 CEST 2004

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Don Christensen wrote:

> 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).

this has already been discussed - i'm not going to add a pref for this, 
despite the fact that i _do_ think it would be interesting to have the 
ability to use two menus.  perhaps there's another way.


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