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ChangeLog View File

@@ -1,3 +1,138 @@
2003-03-02 18:10 xfce

* po/: fr.gmo, fr.po: Rearrange button events handler in xfwm4
Update french translation for xfce4 panel

2003-03-01 00:38 xfce

* Makefile.in, aclocal.m4, config.guess, config.h.in, config.sub,
configure, ltcf-c.sh, ltconfig, ltmain.sh, doc/Makefile.in,
doc/html/Makefile.in, doc/images/Makefile.in, doc/xml/Makefile.in,
icons/Makefile.in, panel/Makefile.in, plugins/Makefile.in,
plugins/clock/Makefile.in, plugins/mailcheck/Makefile.in,
plugins/pager/Makefile.in, plugins/switcher/Makefile.in,
plugins/systembuttons/Makefile.in, settings/Makefile.in,
themes/Makefile.in, themes/Crystal/Makefile.in,
themes/Curve/Makefile.in, themes/Gnome/Makefile.in,
themes/Noia/Makefile.in, themes/XFce/Makefile.in: [no log message]

2003-02-28 20:09 bmeurer

* example.xfce4rc.in: Fixed type "xfhelp" -> "xfhelp4"

2003-02-28 19:42 xfce

* Makefile.in, aclocal.m4, config.guess, configure, ltmain.sh,
doc/Makefile.in, doc/html/Makefile.in, doc/images/Makefile.in,
doc/xml/Makefile.in, icons/Makefile.in, panel/Makefile.in,
plugins/Makefile.in, plugins/clock/Makefile.in,
plugins/mailcheck/Makefile.in, plugins/pager/Makefile.in,
plugins/switcher/Makefile.in, plugins/systembuttons/Makefile.in,
settings/Makefile.in, themes/Makefile.in,
themes/Crystal/Makefile.in, themes/Curve/Makefile.in,
themes/Gnome/Makefile.in, themes/Noia/Makefile.in,
themes/XFce/Makefile.in: Fix xfce-mcs-manager API/ABI versionning
Update configure/libtool to use libtool 1.4.3

2003-02-28 11:53 bmeurer

* configure, Makefile.in, aclocal.m4, config.guess, configure.ac,
ltcf-c.sh, ltconfig, ltmain.sh, doc/html/Makefile.in,
doc/Makefile.in, doc/images/Makefile.in, doc/xml/Makefile.in,
icons/Makefile.in, panel/Makefile.in, plugins/clock/Makefile.in,
plugins/Makefile.in, plugins/mailcheck/Makefile.in,
plugins/pager/Makefile.in, plugins/switcher/Makefile.in,
plugins/systembuttons/Makefile.in, settings/Makefile.in,
themes/Makefile.in, themes/Crystal/Makefile.in,
themes/Curve/Makefile.in, themes/Gnome/Makefile.in,
themes/Noia/Makefile.in, themes/XFce/Makefile.in: Fixes
xfce-mcs-manager issue.

2003-02-27 22:48 xfce

* configure: Updates (I'm sure you wouldn't have guessed)

2003-02-26 15:39 huysmans

* panel/main.c: POSIX signal handling

2003-02-26 11:21 huysmans

* configure, configure.ac, po/ja.gmo, po/ja.po: Add japanese
translations

2003-02-26 08:17 xfce

* Makefile.in, aclocal.m4, config.guess, config.sub, configure,
ltmain.sh, doc/Makefile.in, doc/html/Makefile.in,
doc/images/Makefile.in, doc/xml/Makefile.in, icons/Makefile.in,
panel/Makefile.in, panel/xfce_support.c, plugins/Makefile.in,
plugins/clock/Makefile.in, plugins/mailcheck/Makefile.in,
plugins/pager/Makefile.in, plugins/switcher/Makefile.in,
plugins/systembuttons/Makefile.in, settings/Makefile.in,
settings/xfce_settings_dialog.c, settings/xfce_settings_plugin.c,
themes/Makefile.in, themes/Crystal/Makefile.in,
themes/Curve/Makefile.in, themes/Gnome/Makefile.in,
themes/Noia/Makefile.in, themes/XFce/Makefile.in: Apply Benedikt
Meurer <Benedikt.Meurer@unix-ag.uni-siegen.de> patch Replace all
occurences of g_getenv("HOME") with g_get_home_dir() Regenerate all
Makefiles.on and configure scripts

2003-02-25 23:18 huysmans

* plugins/systembuttons/systembuttons.c: Use xflock4

2003-02-25 22:19 huysmans

* autogen.sh: Fix proper use of AC_PROG_LIBTOOL

2003-02-25 11:54 huysmans

* Makefile.in, aclocal.m4, configure, doc/Makefile.in,
doc/html/Makefile.in, doc/images/Makefile.in,
doc/images/panel-settings.png, doc/xml/Makefile.in,
icons/Makefile.in, panel/Makefile.in, plugins/Makefile.in,
plugins/clock/Makefile.in, plugins/mailcheck/Makefile.in,
plugins/pager/Makefile.in, plugins/switcher/Makefile.in,
plugins/systembuttons/Makefile.in, settings/xfce_settings_dialog.c,
themes/Makefile.in, themes/Crystal/Makefile.in,
themes/Curve/Makefile.in, themes/Gnome/Makefile.in,
themes/Noia/Makefile.in, themes/XFce/Makefile.in: Update
screenshots for new dialog style

2003-02-24 23:10 huysmans

* settings/: Makefile.in, xfce_settings_dialog.c: Use frames in
dialog for the sake of consistency.

2003-02-24 20:56 huysmans

* panel/: popup.c, panel.c: Revert to using gtk to move the panels.
No more flicker, yay.

2003-02-23 23:22 huysmans

* panel/popup.c: Use gdk_window_move to position subpanel. gtk does
not ignore margins

2003-02-23 14:52 huysmans

* doc/: html/panel-copyright.html, html/panel-getting-started.html,
html/panel-settings.html, html/panel-use.html,
html/xfce4-panel.html, xml/xfce4-panel.xml: Add some text to panel
item screenshots

2003-02-22 12:10 huysmans

* doc/: html/panel-getting-started.html, html/panel-settings.html,
html/panel-use.html, html/xfce4-panel.html, xml/xfce4-panel.xml:
Small doc update

2003-02-22 11:30 huysmans

* ChangeLog, doc/images/Makefile.am, doc/images/Makefile.in:
Actually install doc images ...

2003-02-18 22:56 xfce

* panel/panel.c: Use xflock4 instead of xflock (same file, just a


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Major features for 4.0
----------------------
* port to global settings manager system DONE
* write user docs STARTED
* provide good default configuration
* finish info panel text ad credits STARTED

Nice to have for 4.0
--------------------
@@ -16,13 +14,20 @@ Nice to have for 4.0

After 4.0
------------------------------------
* volume control plugin
* notification area plugin (as used by GNOME and KDE).
This would be really cool!
* dockapps support
* swallow apps
* hide popup buttons
* write API docs for plugin writers
* make panel a gtk widget
- include move handles (steal code form GtkHandlebox)
- use properties and signals for settings
* make controls / control classes a widget or gobject
- use refcounting on classes to load / unload modules
- perhaps using a timeout
- perhaps use interfaces or derived widgets for controls
* plugins:
- volume control plugin
- notification area plugin (as used by GNOME and KDE)
This would be really cool!
- dockapps support
* allow hiding of all popup buttons
* write API docs for plugin writers
* new dialog for panel controls (treeview with dialog area)
adding/removing controls from here.



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CDE-like desktop switcher, that shows buttons with the desktop name
and a graphical pager that shows a miniature view of the desktops and
even allows you to move windows to another workspace by dragging the
mini-window in the pager.</p><p> </p></div><div class="sect3" lang="en"><div class="titlepage"><div><h4 class="title"><a name="systembuttons-item"></a>System Buttons</h4></div></div><div class="figure"><a name="systembuttons-fig"></a><p class="title"><b>Figure 8. Systembuttons item</b></p><div class="screenshot"><div class="mediaobject"><img src="../images/systembuttons-properties.png" alt="Shows properties dialog for systembuttons item.
mini-window in the pager. The graphical pager even allows you to
change workspaces by using the mouse scrollwheel, when you hold the
mouse over it.</p><p> </p></div><div class="sect3" lang="en"><div class="titlepage"><div><h4 class="title"><a name="systembuttons-item"></a>System Buttons</h4></div></div><div class="figure"><a name="systembuttons-fig"></a><p class="title"><b>Figure 8. Systembuttons item</b></p><div class="screenshot"><div class="mediaobject"><img src="../images/systembuttons-properties.png" alt="Shows properties dialog for systembuttons item.
"></div></div></div><p>A systembuttons item shows one or two buttons wich can perform
special system actions. The buttons follow your panel icon theme.
There are four buttons available:</p><div class="variablelist"><dl><dt><span class="term">Lock</span></dt><dd>Runs the <b><tt>xfrun4</tt></b> script that
will attempt to lock the screen using either xscreensaver or if
that fails xlock.
</dd><dt><span class="term">Exit</span></dt><dd>This will exit the panel and usually also end your X
session, when you used <b><tt>startxfce4</tt></b> or
put the panel at the end of your X startup file.
session (when you used <b><tt>startxfce4</tt></b> or
put the panel at the end of your X startup file).
</dd><dt><span class="term">Info</span></dt><dd>The info button will show the
<span class="emphasis"><em>About XFce 4</em></span> dialog.
</dd><dt><span class="term">Setup</span></dt><dd>Pressing the setup button will open the XFce settings


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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"><title>XFce Panel Manual V0.3</title><meta name="generator" content="DocBook XSL Stylesheets V1.58.1"><link rel="home" href="xfce4-panel.html" title="XFce Panel Manual V0.3"><link rel="next" href="panel-getting-started.html" title="Getting Started"></head><body bgcolor="white" text="black" link="#0000FF" vlink="#840084" alink="#0000FF"><div class="navheader"><table width="100%" summary="Navigation header"><tr><th colspan="3" align="center">XFce Panel Manual V0.3</th></tr><tr><td width="20%" align="left"> </td><th width="60%" align="center"> </th><td width="20%" align="right"> <a accesskey="n" href="panel-getting-started.html">Next</a></td></tr></table><hr></div><div class="article" lang="en"><div class="titlepage"><div><h1 class="title"><a name="xfce4-panel"></a>XFce Panel Manual V0.3</h1></div><div><div class="authorgroup"><div class="author"><h3 class="author">Jasper Huijsmans</h3><div class="affiliation"><div class="address"><p><tt>&lt;<a href="mailto:huysmans@users.sourceforge.net">huysmans@users.sourceforge.net</a>&gt;</tt></p></div></div></div></div></div><div><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/transitional" class="releaseinfo">This manual describes <b xmlns=""><tt>xfce4-panel</tt></b> version 4.0
<br></br></span></div><div><p class="copyright">Copyright © 2003 Jasper Huijsmans</p></div><div><div class="revhistory"><table border="1" width="100%" summary="Revision history"><tr><th align="left" valign="top" colspan="3"><b>Revision History</b></th></tr><tr><td align="left">Revision 0.3</td><td align="left">February 2003</td><td align="left">jbh</td></tr></table></div></div><hr></div><div class="toc"><p><b>Table of Contents</b></p><dl><dt><a href="xfce4-panel.html#panel-intro">Introduction</a></dt><dt><a href="panel-getting-started.html">Getting Started</a></dt><dt><a href="panel-use.html">Panel components</a></dt><dd><dl><dt><a href="panel-use.html#panel-items">Panel Items</a></dt><dt><a href="panel-use.html#subpanels">Subpanels</a></dt></dl></dd><dt><a href="panel-settings.html">Panel Preferences</a></dt><dd><dl><dt><a href="panel-settings.html#panel-apearance">Appearance</a></dt><dt><a href="panel-settings.html#panel-position">Position</a></dt></dl></dd><dt><a href="panel-copyright.html">About xfce4-panel</a></dt></dl></div><div class="sect1" lang="en"><div class="titlepage"><div><h2 class="title" style="clear: both"><a name="panel-intro"></a>Introduction</h2></div></div><p>The XFce panel is part of the XFce Desktop Environment and
features program lauchers, popup menus, a desktop switcher and
more. The actual command to run is <b><tt>xfce4-panel</tt></b>. Many aspects of the panel
can be configured through graphical dialogs.
</p><p>XFce is a collection of programs that together provide a
full-featured desktop environment. It aims to be fast and lightweight,
while still being visually appealing and easy to use. For more
information visit the
<a href="http://www.xfce.org" target="_top">XFce website</a>.
<br></br></span></div><div><p class="copyright">Copyright © 2003 Jasper Huijsmans</p></div><div><div class="revhistory"><table border="1" width="100%" summary="Revision history"><tr><th align="left" valign="top" colspan="3"><b>Revision History</b></th></tr><tr><td align="left">Revision 0.3</td><td align="left">February 2003</td><td align="left">jbh</td></tr></table></div></div><hr></div><div class="toc"><p><b>Table of Contents</b></p><dl><dt><a href="xfce4-panel.html#panel-intro">Introduction</a></dt><dt><a href="panel-getting-started.html">Getting Started</a></dt><dt><a href="panel-use.html">Panel components</a></dt><dd><dl><dt><a href="panel-use.html#panel-items">Panel Items</a></dt><dt><a href="panel-use.html#subpanels">Subpanels</a></dt></dl></dd><dt><a href="panel-settings.html">Panel Preferences</a></dt><dd><dl><dt><a href="panel-settings.html#panel-apearance">Appearance</a></dt><dt><a href="panel-settings.html#panel-position">Position</a></dt></dl></dd><dt><a href="panel-copyright.html">About xfce4-panel</a></dt></dl></div><div class="sect1" lang="en"><div class="titlepage"><div><h2 class="title" style="clear: both"><a name="panel-intro"></a>Introduction</h2></div></div><p>The XFce panel is part of the
<a href="index.html" target="_top">XFce Desktop Environment</a> and
features program lauchers, popup menus, a desktop switcher and more. The
actual command to run is <b><tt>xfce4-panel</tt></b>. Many aspects of the panel can be
configured through graphical dialogs.
</p><p>If you are familiar with previous versions of XFce you will find many
new features. Most visible are probably the vertical panel mode, the icon
themes, the new graphical pager and the variable position of the popup
buttons. The way preferences are handled has changed completely, so it
may take some time to get used to. This manual should provide you with all
necessary information on how to adjust the panel to your liking.
</p></div></div><div class="navfooter"><hr><table width="100%" summary="Navigation footer"><tr><td width="40%" align="left"> </td><td width="20%" align="center"> </td><td width="40%" align="right"> <a accesskey="n" href="panel-getting-started.html">Next</a></td></tr><tr><td width="40%" align="left" valign="top"> </td><td width="20%" align="center"> </td><td width="40%" align="right" valign="top"> Getting Started</td></tr></table></div></body></html>

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<sect1 id="panel-intro">
<title>Introduction</title>

<para>The XFce panel is part of the XFce Desktop Environment and
features program lauchers, popup menus, a desktop switcher and
more. The actual command to run is &app;. Many aspects of the panel
can be configured through graphical dialogs.
<para>The XFce panel is part of the
<ulink url="index.html" type="html">XFce Desktop Environment</ulink> and
features program lauchers, popup menus, a desktop switcher and more. The
actual command to run is &app;. Many aspects of the panel can be
configured through graphical dialogs.
</para>

<para>XFce is a collection of programs that together provide a
full-featured desktop environment. It aims to be fast and lightweight,
while still being visually appealing and easy to use. For more
information visit the
<ulink url="http://www.xfce.org" type="http">XFce website</ulink>.
<para>If you are familiar with previous versions of XFce you will find many
new features. Most visible are probably the vertical panel mode, the icon
themes, the new graphical pager and the variable position of the popup
buttons. The way preferences are handled has changed completely, so it
may take some time to get used to. This manual should provide you with all
necessary information on how to adjust the panel to your liking.
</para>

</sect1>
@@ -376,7 +378,9 @@ maintainers, etc. Commented out by default.
CDE-like desktop switcher, that shows buttons with the desktop name
and a graphical pager that shows a miniature view of the desktops and
even allows you to move windows to another workspace by dragging the
mini-window in the pager.</para>
mini-window in the pager. The graphical pager even allows you to
change workspaces by using the mouse scrollwheel, when you hold the
mouse over it.</para>
<para>&nbsp;</para>

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<varlistentry>
<term>Exit</term>
<listitem>This will exit the panel and usually also end your X
session, when you used <application>startxfce4</application> or
put the panel at the end of your X startup file.
session (when you used <application>startxfce4</application> or
put the panel at the end of your X startup file).
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>


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