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wish_list [2013/01/05 13:54]
jawz101
wish_list [2014/03/27 21:44] (current)
shadow_reaper [Thunar]
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       * In 4.8 you can set the hidden disable-struts property, so windows can be overlapped.       * In 4.8 you can set the hidden disable-struts property, so windows can be overlapped.
     * The use of vertically oriented panels is very limited due to the fact that neither panel nor most of applets really assume the "​vertical"​ sort of appearance. ​ And, given that most of LCD monitors come in 16:9 form factor, "​side-wise"​ alignments become handy.     * The use of vertically oriented panels is very limited due to the fact that neither panel nor most of applets really assume the "​vertical"​ sort of appearance. ​ And, given that most of LCD monitors come in 16:9 form factor, "​side-wise"​ alignments become handy.
-    ​* +1 this.  Fonts for panel items should stay horizontal; xfce4-weather-plugin,​ for example, remains vertical but Orage Panel Clock stays horizontal as it should. ​ The only example I can think of is how Windows handles the Taskbar when in vertical mode and the improvements it's progressively made from XP-Vista-W7... it works progressively better in each version. ​+      ​* +1 this.  Fonts for panel items should stay horizontal; xfce4-weather-plugin,​ for example, remains vertical but Orage Panel Clock stays horizontal as it should. ​ The only example I can think of is how Windows handles the Taskbar when in vertical mode and the improvements it's progressively made from XP-Vista-W7... it works progressively better in each version. ​
     * Wishful thinking: The xfce desktop supports only "​Create a launcher"​ kind of element on the desktop. If the "​panels"​ are allowed to be, 1stly, covered by windows, 2ndly, have transparent decorations and 3rd, more correct and explicit size limitations,​ that would probably make an easy way to mimic the "KDE Plasma"​ and Windoze 7 sort of behavior? Please consider those options. Thanks :​)  ​     * Wishful thinking: The xfce desktop supports only "​Create a launcher"​ kind of element on the desktop. If the "​panels"​ are allowed to be, 1stly, covered by windows, 2ndly, have transparent decorations and 3rd, more correct and explicit size limitations,​ that would probably make an easy way to mimic the "KDE Plasma"​ and Windoze 7 sort of behavior? Please consider those options. Thanks :​)  ​
  
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 +  * The ability to play a sound file on mouse over, integrated on Thunar. This is really useful when working with music files, because it allows you to listen to a file without having to open the music player. Also there'​s a package in [[https://​aur.archlinux.org/​packages.php?​ID=40422|AUR]] which does this, maybe you can use that code.
 +  * Ability to change a folder icon from the properties view, just like in gnome.
 +  * Being able to split the window in two like Nautilus used to do. This is something very useful when you need to put order between your files or when comparing two folders contents.  ​
   * Ability to view and edit the properties of multiple files and/or folders - the most of the other filemanagers can do this.   * Ability to view and edit the properties of multiple files and/or folders - the most of the other filemanagers can do this.
   * <​del>​Let me delete files directly, every other filemanager can do this!</​del>​   * <​del>​Let me delete files directly, every other filemanager can do this!</​del>​
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         * <​del>​Key binding to popup the window menu (Alt + Spacebar).</​del>​         * <​del>​Key binding to popup the window menu (Alt + Spacebar).</​del>​
         * <​del>​Cycle through workspaces, like Alt + Tab for applications.</​del>​         * <​del>​Cycle through workspaces, like Alt + Tab for applications.</​del>​
 +        * While using the Alt + Tab window switching shortcut allow selecting a window by left click with the mouse.
         * Key binding for fvwm/​metacity style '​raiselower'​ function. (I've been trying to live with separate raise and lower keys and it really slows me down compared to the 'raise if below, else lower' single key that lets you cycle through your stacked windows.)         * Key binding for fvwm/​metacity style '​raiselower'​ function. (I've been trying to live with separate raise and lower keys and it really slows me down compared to the 'raise if below, else lower' single key that lets you cycle through your stacked windows.)
         * Key binding for moving a window to different heads (=monitors) on one workspace pretty much as it can be moved over different workspaces (left, right, up, down ...). Maybe one could introduce an option at the same time such that the user can decide what happens when he triggers the move of a window on the leftmost monitor to the left: it could be moved to the rightmost monitor either on the current workspace or on the workspace left to the current workspace.         * Key binding for moving a window to different heads (=monitors) on one workspace pretty much as it can be moved over different workspaces (left, right, up, down ...). Maybe one could introduce an option at the same time such that the user can decide what happens when he triggers the move of a window on the leftmost monitor to the left: it could be moved to the rightmost monitor either on the current workspace or on the workspace left to the current workspace.
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       * Have a visual indicator for workspace switching.       * Have a visual indicator for workspace switching.
         * I like to have certain programs on certain desktops so when I just boot up is is sometimes annoying to try and find what desktop I am on and if I switched. ​ OpenBox has a great (albeit ugly) dialog.         * I like to have certain programs on certain desktops so when I just boot up is is sometimes annoying to try and find what desktop I am on and if I switched. ​ OpenBox has a great (albeit ugly) dialog.
 +        * With more than even just two desktops its easy to loose your orientation,​ especially when some desktops are blank as mentioned above. ​ This feedback would both please the poweruser and give the casual user useful feedback
 +          * working on implmenting this, based on ochosi (simon)'​s work on the alt-tab window improvemt. ​ Working to make it themeable and pretty using cairo. ​ I have a public branch on github. ​ git:​\/​\/​github.com\/​lifeisafractal\/​xfwm4\/​ its in the mcampbell\/​workspacewin branch. ​ Currently compiles and only works well with compositing enabled.
     * Mouse     * Mouse
       * Don't give focus on mouse wheel.       * Don't give focus on mouse wheel.
wish_list.txt · Last modified: 2014/03/27 21:44 by shadow_reaper