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Panel Plugins: Merge of session-menu/action-buttons/xfswitch functionality


The three aforementioned plugins are very similar/related in functionality, therefore it made sense to merge them into one configurable plugin. So the plugin will have a configurable set of actions, based on the three plugins, and different modes (show as label, show as button), again based on the three plugins.

First Impression

This is already working code (50%), so not a mockup. Users can select whether they want to show the plugin-actions as action buttons (as seen right to the “Nick”-label) or as session-menu (that would be the “Nick”-label). The order of the items in the list can be changed by DND.


  • Something like a middle-click shortcut on the first item in the list. Possibly show the first item's icon next to the label, if session-menu look is chosen. — Simon Steinbeiß 2011/07/16 13:01
  • Two options for the session-menu: “icon-only” and “label-and-icon” (use the icon of the first item in the menu). This is mostly thought of as a visual improvement. — Simon Steinbeiß 2011/07/16 13:01