Re: Pager question

David Mihm (davemann@ionet.net)
Mon, 15 Feb 1999 01:22:03 -0600 (CST)


On Sun, 14 Feb 1999, Adam M. Bodnar wrote:

! 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.

	The consept of the desk/view is explained rather fully in the man
page for Pager (man Pager); so I won't repeat myself here.

! Although, I could have the pager have more then one desk, it'd be
! preferable not to have it do that.

	Why, it's just a matter of semantics here.  A view is a desk is a
view is a desk.  Maybe this will be clear when you read the desk/view
portion of the man page.  But then again mybe you want/need the titles on
the Pager.

! 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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