menu settings, backdrop list selection

Jean-François Wauthy pollux at
Mon May 3 14:44:50 CEST 2004

I don't know if i'm the only one but here it seems mouse events on the
desktop aren't intercepted anymore (scrolling included) and icons in the
menu (from panel) aren't shown anymore altought i haven't touched the
option. Any ideas ?

Le lun 03/05/2004 à 10:52, Brian J. Tarricone a écrit :
> hi all-
> i finally added the options to the desktop settings panel to control the 
> menu.  you can enable/disable the window list or the desktop menu, and 
> for each you can choose whether or not to display icons.  the panel 
> plugin also now has an option to show icons in the menu.

> i also added the feature requested on the xfce ML.  the edit backdrop 
> list dialog will now preselect the backdrop that's currently set, and it 
> puts an asterisk before and after the filename.  i tried to make it bold 
> or italicise the name, but from what i could find on the topic, doing 
> pango-ish stuff to the GtkCellRenderer is a pain, and i don't think it's 
> worth the effort.
> moritz: i haven't tested the new stuff with --disable-desktop-menu.  let 
> me know if there are any problems.  the settings panel should get 
> compiled without desktop menu settings as well.  i'm thinking of 
> removing --disable-desktop-menu at some point, because disabling it from 
> the settings panel has the same effect - the module gets unloaded, and 
> xfdesktop checks the setting at startup to see if it should even bother 
> loading the module.  the only difference is in code size for the 
> xfdesktop binary (minor, i'd think), and the fact that you have an 
> unused shared lib bumming around in /usr/lib/xfce4/modules/.  what do 
> you think?  ditch the configure option?
> yay, my todo list is getting shorter:
> - fix app-crashing problem
> - usability tweaks for the backdrop settings
> - xinerama
> - desktop menu cleanups
> and now i shall take a 3 hour nap before i go to work =p.
>     -brian
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