Re: mini-commander bug

On Tue, Jan 19, 1999 at 10:37:34AM +0100, Oliver Maruhn wrote:
> > > yes but is this feature important enough to be causing all these problems?
> > > the right solution is to write a floating panel type, so that you can
> > > do the same but sanely (and with any applet) ...
> > > 
> > > This should appear shortly as it is on my todo-list
> Please send a note to me or this list when this done.  I would like to
> use it in mini-commander.

actually it will require absolutely no effort on the part of the applet,
the panel will priovide popup menu item to do this for any applet 

> > yes but if there is no drag off in the mini-commander ... I can just add a
> > popup menuitem "Tear off the applet into a new floating panel" or something
> > to that effect .... that will be clean, will work correctly etc ... etc ...
> > however I dunno when I'll get to adding a floating panel ... hopefully
> > soon, so that we can get rid of the ugly handlebox hacks
> While we are talking about this: I really like the ALT-F2 thing in
> KDE.  When you press these keys a text entry pops up and you enter a
> command and start a program like you can do it in mini-commander.  I'm
> not an expert but I think that it depends on the window manager how
> such a feature has to be implemented.  Or does anyone know a way to do
> this in GNOME independently from the underlying window manager?

it's very window manager dependent ... with fvwm or windowmaker it's
fairly trivial to set it up .. dunno about other window managers


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