On Thursday 27 November 2008 17:15:14 Linuxguy123 wrote: > On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 18:54 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote: > > On Thursday 27 November 2008 14:31:54 Linuxguy123 wrote: > > > On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 16:18 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote: > > > > On Thursday 27 November 2008 13:13:19 Linuxguy123 wrote: > > > > > Is there a way to put an application icon (evolution, konqueror, > > > > > dolphin, etc) in the "tray" (ie the bar at the bottom of the > > > > > desktop, or should I say edge) in KDE 4.1.3 ? > > > > > > > > > > I know about putting application icons on the desktop itself. I've > > > > > done that. > > > > > > > > > > Aside: is the "tray" now called a panel ? > > > > > > > > It is indeed. The easiest way to put an icon into the panel is to > > > > locate the icon in kickoff (the new-style menu) and right-click it. > > > > You will be offered the opportunity to put an icon either on the > > > > desktop or the panel (both if you want, but only one job at a time > > > > :-) ) > > > > > > That worked. It added it to the right hand side of the panel. Now > > > how do I move it to the left hand side... one used to be able to right > > > click and move icons ? > > > > On the extreme right of the panel there is a cashew (slightly hidden in a > > bubble on some distros). Click on that and the panel configuration extra > > panel comes up. Hover your mouse over the icon you want to move and a > > diamond composed of arrows appears. Use that to pull the icon to where > > you want it. Then close the config panel by hitting the red X. > > Give this woman a cigar. It works, excellently. Thanks for taking > the time to explain that. > > Next question... I have been watching some KDE youtube videos and I see > that someone people have their application icons show up in the middle > of the panel ala the Mac OS. How does one do that ? > That would be by using the Center icon on that second, config, panel that you saw. Remember the ones that looked like a word processor set? > BTW: KDE 4.1.3 is visually awesome. By that I mean it looks very nice. > So much better than KDE 3.5. > There are a lot of real goodies in KDE 4.1, but they aren't always obvious at first. It's a bit like when you first started in linux and you saw someone mention something that you just have to try :-) I'm happy to help in any way I can, but also you should bookmark http://userbase.kde.org. There are lots of helpful links there, particularly about plasma, which is the thing most people find hard to digest :-) The Glossary has links to youtube videos, too, that help with new things. Anne
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