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design:xfce4-settings:moremergedialogs [2017/09/29 15:02]
soc created more merged dialogs
design:xfce4-settings:moremergedialogs [2017/10/10 05:14]
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 ====== Introduction ====== ====== Introduction ======
  
-It often irritates me how the settings of XFCE, a light-weight desktop environment, are distributed across //Appearance//, //Window Manager//, +It often irritates me how the settings of XFCE are distributed across //Appearance//, //Window Manager//, 
-//Window Manager Tweaks// and //Workspaces// in ''xfce4-settings-manager'', the configuration application that ships with XFCE:+//Window Manager Tweaks// and //Workspaces// in ''xfce4-settings-manager'':
  
-{{soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/xfce-settings.png}}+{{https://soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/xfce-settings.png}}
  
   * Selecting the theme of window contents (the GTK theme) is done in //Appearance//, but selecting the style for the window borders (the window manager theme) is done in //Window Manager → Style//.   * Selecting the theme of window contents (the GTK theme) is done in //Appearance//, but selecting the style for the window borders (the window manager theme) is done in //Window Manager → Style//.
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 ===== Themes ===== ===== Themes =====
  
-{{soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/appearance-1.png}}+{{https://soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/appearance-1.png}}
  
 The theme tab looks almost like it does today, but consolidates the GTK theme and the window theme selector: The theme tab looks almost like it does today, but consolidates the GTK theme and the window theme selector:
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 A new tab is added to configure how the window title bar is displayed: A new tab is added to configure how the window title bar is displayed:
  
-{{soc.github.io//assets/img/xfce/appearance-4.png}}+{{https://soc.github.io//assets/img/xfce/appearance-4.png}}
  
 ===== Menu and Toolbar ===== ===== Menu and Toolbar =====
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 The //Settings// tab is renamed to //Menu and Toolbar//, and the "event sounds" items are moved elsewhere (probably to the //Accessibility// panel): The //Settings// tab is renamed to //Menu and Toolbar//, and the "event sounds" items are moved elsewhere (probably to the //Accessibility// panel):
  
-{{soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/appearance-5.png}}+{{https://soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/appearance-5.png}}
  
 ===== Effects ===== ===== Effects =====
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 A new tab for effects holds appearance-related settings of the compositor: A new tab for effects holds appearance-related settings of the compositor:
  
-{{soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/appearance-6.png}}+{{https://soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/appearance-6.png}}
  
 ===== Window Manager and Window Manager Tweaks ===== ===== Window Manager and Window Manager Tweaks =====
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 This is how //Window Manager// and //Window Manager Tweaks// look today: This is how //Window Manager// and //Window Manager Tweaks// look today:
  
-{{soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/wm-old.png}} +{{https://soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/wm-old.png}} 
-{{soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/wmt-old.png}}+{{https://soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/wmt-old.png}}
  
 The proposal renames //Window Manager// to //Window Management// and merges it with the remaining settings from //Window Manager Tweaks//. The proposal renames //Window Manager// to //Window Management// and merges it with the remaining settings from //Window Manager Tweaks//.
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 Compared to the current state, the following changes are made: Compared to the current state, the following changes are made:
  
-  * //Window Manager → Style//: removed, settings have been moved to //Appearance → Themes//, //Appearance → Fonts// and //Appearance → Title bar// +  * //Window Manager → Style//: removed, settings are moved to //Appearance → Themes//, //Appearance → Fonts// and //Appearance → Title bar// 
-  * //Window Manager → Keyboard//: removed, settings have been merged with //Keyboard → Shortcuts//+  * //Window Manager → Keyboard//: removed, settings are merged with //Keyboard → Shortcuts//
   * //Window Manager → Focus//: kept, merged with settings from //Window Manager Tweaks → Focus//   * //Window Manager → Focus//: kept, merged with settings from //Window Manager Tweaks → Focus//
   * //Window Manager → Advanced//: moved workspace-related parts to new //Workspaces → Behavior// tab, general parts to //Window Manager → General//, renamed tab with remaining settings to //Window Management → Tiling and Snapping//   * //Window Manager → Advanced//: moved workspace-related parts to new //Workspaces → Behavior// tab, general parts to //Window Manager → General//, renamed tab with remaining settings to //Window Management → Tiling and Snapping//
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   * //Window Manager Tweaks → Focus//: removed, moved to //Window Management → Focus//   * //Window Manager Tweaks → Focus//: removed, moved to //Window Management → Focus//
   * //Window Manager Tweaks → Accessibility//: removed, moved settings to more appropriate places   * //Window Manager Tweaks → Accessibility//: removed, moved settings to more appropriate places
-  * //Window Manager Tweaks → Workspaces//: removed, settings have been moved to //Workspaces//+  * //Window Manager Tweaks → Workspaces//: removed, settings are moved to //Workspaces//
   * //Window Manager Tweaks → Placement//: kept, but could be moved to //Window Management → General//   * //Window Manager Tweaks → Placement//: kept, but could be moved to //Window Management → General//
   * //Window Manager Tweaks → Compositor//: removed, moved most settings to //Appearance → Effects//   * //Window Manager Tweaks → Compositor//: removed, moved most settings to //Appearance → Effects//
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 This is the result: This is the result:
  
-{{soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/wm-new.png}}+{{https://soc.github.io/assets/img/xfce/wm-new.png}}
  
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