show/hide button

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Tue May 13 20:39:54 CEST 2008

2008/5/13, joy zhao <yanhwizhao at>
> But as to make this function as a plugin and its communication via dbus,
> I've another question:
> will you in the new framework allow plugins to specify their positions? As
> you know, in current panel, plugins' position
> are determined by their sequence in panel.xml on panel start up. If it comes
> to show/hide button which should be placed
> at both ends of a panel, a mechanism to allow panel to care for plugins'
> position request is more than welcome.

I'm not entirely sure, but the idea of the dbus interface is that from
outside the panel plugins can register. This also allows "remote"
plugins Brian once requested for xfce-power-manager. I'm not sure
plugins need to power to set their position since they have no clue
about the panel layout (they don't want to), but who knows....


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