Re: Too many backgrounds

Tomas Duewiger (
11 Jan 1999 18:25:13 +0100 writes:

> Hello all,
> Using AS 1.6.6.
> I have an excess of backgrounds such that Start -> Desktop -> Pictures
> can't display the whole list. I'd like to add sub-dirs, in the manner of
> how Animations is split into three dirs. The problem, of course, is that
> ~G/L/A/start/Desktop/Pictures is a sort of dummy directory, and the actual
> pictures are derived from ~G/L/A/backgrounds. I've tried creating and
> populating sub-dirs inside ~G/L/A/backgrounds without success. The key is
> certainly how ~G/L/A/non-configurable/startmenu gets built, but this
> escapes me, and as we all should know by now, messing inside
> non-configurable is futile. I have read the latest and greatest man pages
> and HOWTO: this problem seems quite different than simply adding sub-dirs
> for applications and such. Am I missing something painfully obvious?

If your pointer gets to the edge of the screen the menu should
scroll. Maybe that is all you need?


Tomas Duewiger