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design:xfce4-settings:moremergedialogs [2017/09/29 15:02]
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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}}
  
 ====== End ====== ====== End ======