stop cycling desktops with scrollbutton

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Wed Sep 22 13:55:45 CEST 2004

On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 01:49:18PM +0200, Nils Rennebarth wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to prevent the fwm4 windowmanager from switching desktops while 
> scrolling the mouse over the root window. That works and it is easy and 
> appropriate to make it a "hidden" option, only accessible by editing 
> xfwm4rc. I understand that a the moment no changes will go in that 
> affect strings.
> However xfdesktop also provides the same feature, and xfdesktop appears 
> to not read a simple configfile on startup.
> Any suggestions?

Actually, since xfwm4 catches those scroll events anyway, we could perhaps
remove it from xfdesktop.

No opinion about the hidden option. Personally I love the desktop-switching
with the scrollwheel, but I can understand it may be confusing to some.


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