[openbox] [RELEASE] Openbox 3.4.3 and ObConf 2.0.2 ... however ...

Folderol folderol at ukfsn.org
Tue Jul 24 16:36:36 EDT 2007

On Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:27:42 -0400
"Dana Jansens" <danakj at orodu.net> wrote:

> On 7/24/07, Folderol <folderol at ukfsn.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 22 Jul 2007 17:32:37 +0100
> > Folderol <folderol at ukfsn.org> wrote:

> > I find the action of dragging a window across desktops a bit strange.
> > It is easy to not realise you have actually shifted to a new one as the
> > window you are dragging stays in the same relative position.
> >
> > All the ones I've seen before (including the old version for openbox)
> > give the illusion of sliding from one desktop to the next so if you
> > drag to the right (say) when the switch is made you are coming in from
> > the left. This is the action I would prefer. I wonder what others think.
> That makes it impossible to move over more than one desktop without a
> huge amount of mouse moving.  Having something display when you switch
> desktops might alleviate this confusion.

That's true.

How about a brief info box showing the name/number of the screen. I
would guess this should be close to the current pointer position (as
there where you will be looking).

Will J Godfrey

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