Re: Major issues with window list applet
- From: Sander Vesik <Sander Vesik Sun COM>
- To: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- Cc: mike <mike redtux demon co uk>, "desktop-devel-list gnome org" <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Major issues with window list applet
- Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2002 18:25:09 +0000 (GMT)
On 10 Mar 2002, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:
> > > No control of the individual programs (ie kill maximize etc)
> > This is a bug, it should be put in bugzilla if it isn't.
> I was forgetting the tricky bit of this. The problem is that
> right-click opens the applet menu, not the window menu. Which is
> definitely more consistent with the rest of the panel, but I think
> confusing because each button in the window list looks like an object,
> users wouldn't consider the whole window list a separate item.
> But if right-click doesn't open the applet menu you can't manipulate
> the applet. And the 1.x solution of having a pointless little
> right-click area sucks.
Well, take a look at say the commandline applet where the right-click
behaviour depends on the exact area being right-clicked. We should
probably have something similar for the window list.
> I think the idea was that the window ops would get merged into that
> right-click menu, but this isn't implemented yet.
> Hmm, I also just noticed that the launcher right-click menu and
> windowlist right-click menu have some odd inconsistencies in where
> equivalent items are placed.
Theres a whole bunch of places where right-clicking does a slightly
different thing from right-clicking on another thing.
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