Re: Dragging and dropping to hidden windows


On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 3:25 AM, David Prieto <frandavid100 gmail com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would like to make a request to you developers: In gnome 2.x I can drag an
> element (text, files...) to another window even if it's minimised or hidden,
> by first dragging it to its task list entry (which will bring the window to
> the top).
> I have found that there is no way to do something similar in GS, and
> honestly, it kind of disrupts my work. Therefore, I would like to be able to
> drag those elements to the activities window to get an overview of all
> windows while still holding the items, and be able to drop them in any given
> window.
> Maybe hold the cursor over a window for a couple seconds to close the
> overlay mode, in case you need to drop the elements in a specific part of
> the window.
> Do you think that could be done? Also, I'm not subscribed to the list so
> please could you CC me if you reply to this message?

Sounds like a great idea.  Feel free to add details to:

Can you give a couple specific examples of where you want to drag to a
specific part of the window?


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