Re: UI changes for control-center

On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Shaun McCance<shaunm gnome org> wrote:

>> My suggestion for Alt-click is to turn it off by default, since it
>> seems to cause problems for some apps, and the functionality is
>> available via the window menu anyway.
> Alt+drag is the last resort of people who have to deal
> with big windows on small screens.  They'll have some
> issues using the window menu:
> 1) The title bar might not be visible if they've moved
> it off-screen.  I'm not sure how many people know you
> can right click on the window border.  And, I suppose,
> it's possible the window is so asstastic that you can't
> even see any window border.
> 2) Metacity doesn't let you drag the title bar off-screen,
> except when you're using alt+drag.  (Maybe it allows this
> if the window is bigger than the screen.  If it's smart
> enough for that, strike this point.)
> I know, fix those apps, right?

Nah, just tell them to use Alt-F7. The window menu even lists that as
the shortcut, so it is actually sortof discoverable.

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