Re: AS 1.5 beta 4 - Icon Placement

Ethan (
Wed, 14 Oct 1998 16:23:49 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 8 Oct 1998, Thomas List wrote:

> I'm using a Linux Penguin as standard icon. It seems to be a
> little bit bigger than the Icon of xemacs or netscape or the
> other AS icons. Now the Icons on the desktop are aligned by the
> topof the icon. The icon titles that are boxed at the base of
> the icon now build steps going up and down. I would like to
> align the icons by the title box, how do I do this?

This is not currently possible without editing the code.

> The next problem appears with the pager and icons. I'm using
> 3 desktops with a virtual size of 2x2. If I now have an icon
> (not the window) on the upper left part of desk 0 the title
> boxed of the icon also appears on the upper left part of desk
> 1 & 2. How can I stop the pager from doing so?

Hm, this is a bug in two parts - afterstep is moving the titlebox when 
it shouldn't, and Pager is assuming all icons are sticky.  The former is 
fixed in 1.5beta4 patch 8.

Ethan Fischer