New panel: settings in separate dialogs
jasper at xfce.org
Fri Sep 23 14:26:46 CEST 2005
Jannis Pohlmann schreef:
> Jasper Huijsmans schrieb:
>>The new panel is coming along nicely. All plugins that I wanted to add
>>to a the panel have been added, so I guess I'm more or less ready to
>>move it to SVN trunk.
>>In order to make handling the panel settings more obvious I spit the
>>settings into one dialog for properties (and to add/remove panels) and
>>one to add items (and move items around).
>>It would be nice if some people could test the changes and tell me what
>>they think. Adding and moving items is now done through drag and drop only.
>>Suggestions are always welcome.
> Works great here. Some things I noticed:
> 1. Transparency value is 95 at maximum, not 100.
Yes, it is. Do you think I should allow 100%?
> 2. When manipulating a launcher and closing the session (with saving)
> the launcher settings are not saved.
Closing the session while the launcher dialog is open, you mean?
> 3. Moving panel items around often doesn't work properly. For example, I
> have a taskbar, systray and a clock in the upper right. Moving the
> systray to the left of the taskbar and back causes it to be at the
> right side of the clock. Hm. You have to play around with it
> yourself, that's pretty difficult to explain clearly.
Yes, I think there may be some problems here with the itembar. Rather
low-level stuff, so it's hard to get right.
> Besides, I really love it.
One thing I don't particularly like is that I have to make widgets
insensitive to add items. If somebody know a way to make them
insensitive without greying them out, or how to prevent child widgets
from interfering with the dnd of the itembar, please let me know.
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