Re: panel focus indication

On Wed, 2002-03-27 at 12:08, Bill Haneman wrote:
> jacob berkman wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, 2002-03-20 at 12:55, Bill Haneman wrote:
> > > Hi Folks:
> > >
> > > [This message is in reply to the recent/current thread that led to the
> > > removal of visual focus indication from the GNOME 2 panel.]
> > 
> > how does changing the colors work when you use non-theme background
> > (color, image) on a panel?


> > i may have missed this before, but why can't the panel add it's own
> > decorations when it's focused?  this is unobtrusive in the non-focused
> > case, and also grabs enough attention when it has the focus?
> I think the problem with that approach is mostly sizing/tiling: 
> if the panel adds decorations (around its outside borders) then it will
> paint them outside the screen;

not on all 4 borders...

> if it keeps the same allocation and
> steals the space from the inside elements that will be ugly and weird
> also.

this wasn't my intention.

seems like the cde panel got things a bit more "right"...

"don't get me wrong, i think that radiohead are amazing. i love their
 music and i love their ethos, but that thom yorke guy always seems to
 be complaining." -- moby

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