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Re: Is there a way to put an application icon in the "tray" ?



On Thursday 27 November 2008 19:23:09 Linuxguy123 wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 21:00 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Thursday 27 November 2008 20:50:03 Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> > > Em Qui 27 Nov 2008, Anne Wilson escreveu:
> > > > On Thursday 27 November 2008 17:56:53 Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > > > > So... next question... If I remove the task manager widget from the
> > > > > panel, where do apps go when I minimize them ?  Or do I need a
> > > > > second panel for that ?
> > > >
> > > > That one I can't answer :-)  I'm not brave enough to try it :-)
> > > >
> > > > I guess you would be able to put it back, if necessary.  But how
> > > > you'd reach your minimized apps I've no idea.
> > >
> > > The minimized applications would not be visible, but would be
> > > accessible using ALT+TAB. You can add a task manager widget to any
> > > panel you like. Now that auto-hide is back, perhaps you would like to
> > > create a retractable panel with the task manager widget in it.
>
> Wow, this is getting deep.  I love the pop up task manager, but ALT-TAB
> key combination is a bit tricky.
>
> > Excellent.   More ways to provide for preferences :-)  Must add this to
> > http://userbase.kde.org.
>
> Anne: how about asking the developers to put the task manager on the
> right click of the desktop area.  That would be super neat and much
> easier to find/remember than ALT-TAB.
>
You mean on a context menu?  I know some work is being done on context menus, 
but I'd have to read up on what's planned.

> I can't believe I am liking KDE 4.1.3.  Mind you, I am not using Folder
> Views at all.  But that is a topic for another time.

I have two quite small folderviews on my desktop.  They are set to give me 
instant access to my home partition on the server and the data partition.  
Although I could get to them perfectly easily by navigation in dolphine this 
way is much quicker. :-)

Anne

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