Re: Too many backgrounds

Dave LaMothe (
Mon, 11 Jan 1999 23:05:56 -0500 (EST)

On 11-Jan-99 Tomas Duewiger wrote:
> 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

Ha! Wiping egg off face :-) Painfully obvious indeed. Thanks Tomas.