New panel in trunk
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue Nov 8 21:14:38 CET 2005
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On 11/8/2005 11:41 AM, Jani Monoses wrote:
> I have been using xfce trunk for the past two days and it seems nice.
> I'd like to comment on the new panel since you asked :)
> So far the thing I like most about it is that it has the 'full width'
> option. What I don't like is (and what some other users mentioned too)
> is the lack of add/remove plugin options in the right hand menu
Yeah, I can understand some confusion when presented with a new way of
doing things, but that doesn't automatically mean the new way is bad.
It's a nice, simple, clean UI.
> and the
> impossibility of moving plugin icons around as in the 4.2 panel.
Drag them around.
> current add/remove via drag-n-drop seems too convoluted to me but OTOH I
> know this is not what people should do too often.
> If it's not too much
> to ask could this be considered as a per/panel config option?
Eeeew. Up to Jasper, of course, but that sounds ickier than just adding
Add/Remove items back in the menu.
> I like the idea of having the taskbar as a plugin. Is that still planned
> for iconbox too? If so will the two standalone apps be still shipped
> with 4.4?
No, taskbar and iconbox will not be present as separate applications. I
thought the iconbox had already been ported as a panel plugin. I seem
to remember one of the default panel configs had it in there...
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