Re: Pager question

Sean N. Roy (snr@cisunix.unh.edu)
Sun, 14 Feb 1999 15:49:53 -0500


Even if it were possible, something like that would have to be
implemented in hardware.


"Adam M. Bodnar" wrote:
> 
> I'm still learning about Afterstep, lemme see if I can describe it another way.
> 
> Although, I'm pretty sure you have said it's not possible
> 
> If I had 4 monitors, and each pointed to a different pane of my pager.
> 
> Is it possible for each monitor to have a different background?
> 
> not look or feel, just background.
> 
> if this isn't possible, is there any consideration to do add this in a
> future release?
> 
> Although, I could have the pager have more then one desk, it'd be
> preferable not to have it do that.
> 
> Also while, I'm here.
> 
> I thought I remember seeing, but not sure. But is it possible to have the
> Pager in the Wharf?
> 
> At 12:47 PM 2/14/99 -0500, you wrote:
> >On Sat, 13 Feb 1999, Adam M. Bodnar wrote:
> >
> >> Which variable is the one to change if you want separate backgrounds on
> >> each desktop?
> >>
> >> ie.
> >>
> >> ___________
> >> |        |         |
> >> |    1  |   2    |
> >> |        |         |
> >> --------------------
> >> |        |         |
> >> |    3  |    4   |
> >> |        |         |
> >> ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
> >>
> >> If I want back1 on desktop 1 and back2 on desktop 2, etc..
> >
> >The way you have drawn this, I don't think your plan is possible.  The
> >frames you have here look like "views" or "panes" rather than "desks".
> >
> >Each desk can have more than one pane.
> >
> >If you have two desks, then by default, you can have different backgrounds
> >(although not different looks and feels).  Just go to that desk, and pick
> >a new background.
> >
> >A
> >
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> >                                   *  *  *
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> >
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