Re: GNOME 2.0 feedback

On 23 Jul 2002, Christian Rose wrote:

> tis 2002-07-23 klockan 17.00 skrev Calum Benson:
> > > Another thing that may help the usability of the pager would be if the 
> > > window you moused over prelighted in the pager. This way it might be 
> > > easier to pick the right window. Right now it can be hard for small 
> > > windows.
> > > 
> > > Some sort of zooming would perhaps work too, but it sounds a bit hard to 
> > > get right. I mean, where do you zoom it to? and when?
> > 
> > Before do anything to it, I'd be wanting to know how many people
> > actually want to move their windows around in such a small space (even
> > between workspaces) and why, when there are quicker and easier ways
> > available...
> One thing I've personally used that feature for was when application
> windows ended up with their title bar outside of the screen and I had no
> idea of how to move them back except using the switcher for this.
> People have afterwards explained to me how I could have used Alt+mouse
> for that instead, but I didnt know about it at that time and using the
> switcher was the most apparent to me, since I already knew it could move
> Windows.

Of course, metacity won't allow you to get the title bar outside the 

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