Re: Looks switching bug

Ethan (
Fri, 8 Jan 1999 00:32:30 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 7 Jan 1999, Randall Hopper wrote:

> Ethan:
>  |Randall Hopper:
>  |
>  |> Hey, great work on the looks!  I like it.  Running 1.6.6 here.  
>  |> (Now if we can just figure out how to keep Feels/Looks with a customized
>  |> start menu.)
>  |
>  |You mean, keep the default Feels/Looks as well as custom ones?  If you 
>  |only care about seeing the ones in ~/G/L/A, just create an empty dir in 
>  |the start menu called "Look" and/or "Feel", and it will be automagically 
>  |filled in when the menu is updated.
> Unfortunately, this isn't the case here.  I did:
>      > cd ~/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep
>      > mkdir looks feels pictures
> , then rebuilt the start menu via Desktop->Update-Start-Menu, and the
> Looks, Feels, and Pictures menus are gone from the Desktop menu, as before.
> If I nuke non-configurable/startmenu and restart AfterStep, they're back.

Try this:

cd ~/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/start
mkdir Desktop
cd Desktop
mkdir Look Feel Pictures

... then update the start menu.

Ethan Fischer