Re: Persistant Activities Menu

On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Florian Müllner <fmuellner gnome org> wrote:
> Hey,
> On Mon, 2011-05-16 at 19:12 +0100, Christopher Baines wrote:
>> Initially after starting my computer, I usually want to start a few
>> applications, so I start Firefox, then the activities menu closes, then
>> I open it and start Evolution, then the activities menu closes, then I
>> open it and start Liferea. You get the picture.
> You can drag launchers to a workspace to launch them there without
> leaving the overview, but it's hardly a good solution.

You can also drag them directly onto the area adjacent to the dash,
which is the current workspace, without closing the overview. You
don't need to drag them all the way across to the workspace previews.

>> I think the best solution to this would be to allow the Super key to be
>> held down and keep the Activities menu open while launching
>> applications?
> Indeed that has been suggested before[0]. The main problem is that it
> would effectively block <super> from being used as modifier key. Despite
> the obvious flames, it might still be the right thing to do though ...
> Florian
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