Mouse and touchpad settings dialog layout

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Sun May 22 18:13:45 CEST 2011

On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 4:51 PM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at> wrote:
> On Sun, 22 May 2011 14:23:07 +0200
> Nick Schermer <nickschermer at> wrote:
>> Folks,
>> I've written most of the xfsettingsd code [1] to handle device
>> properties and other stuff, time to start the discussion what we want
>> to show in the interface.
>> Here's my initial idea:
>> Obviously the tabs of touchpad (synaptics) and tablet (wacom) hide
>> when the selected device is not of that type. There are a lot of
>> different device settings like working area and other advanced stuff,
>> however xfsettingsd can handle this so we can always provide a
>> property editor (or use xfconf-query) for this and not show it in the
>> general interface.
>> So the question is, what settings do we want in the interface? String
>> changes?
> Looks great to me. I would however prefer if the "Disable this device"
> becomes "Enable this device" (enabled by default). Also, if disabled,
> the entire notebook section with General/Touchpad/Tablet should be
> grayed out.

Will do.


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