Panel Plugin Configuration Signal

Diego Ongaro ongardie at
Sat Jul 5 14:41:46 CEST 2008

On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 13:27, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at> wrote:
> Hey,
> Am Sat, 5 Jul 2008 11:54:49 +0000 (GMT)
> schrieb Michael Pfeuti <m_pfeuti at>:
>> Hi,
>> I try to connect my dummy panel plugin to the "configuration" signal
>> which is emitted when Properties is clicked in the menu. However, the
>> linked method is not only called when the menu entry is clicked, but
>> always when the plugin starts/is added to the panel.
>> this is rather annoying and i have no idea what i did wrong. I
>> couldn't find anything about this on the mailing list or the
>> documentation page.
>> I even went through the code of the xfce panel and still couldn't
>> figure out why the configuration signal is emitted at the plugin start
>> does anyone have any idea why this happend?
> this happens for every plugin by default. I don't think there's a way
> around it.

I guess as a user you can drag-and-drop the plugin to the panel when
you're adding it (instead of using the add button) to avoid seeing the
configuration dialog.

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