Re: AfterStep Questions ...

Ethan (
Mon, 15 Feb 1999 13:23:19 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 15 Feb 1999, Mehul N. Sanghvi wrote:

>     I have AfterStep-1.7.37 built on my Sparc5-solaris2.6 system.

I'm guessing your framebuffer is 8bpp, from the following questions.

> 1.  When I fire up an xterm from my menu, I want to be able to do the
>     placement of the window myself.  I dont want it done for me.
>     Where and how do I change it ?

Turn off SmartPlacement and RandomPlacement in your feel config file.

> 2.  The number of colours used up by AS-1.7.37 seems a bit high to
>     me.  Is there a way to control this?

This is true.  To reduce color usage, reduce the number of colors used 
by your look file, titlebar buttons, and icons.  Also reduce the number 
of colors used by modules (Wharf, Pager, etc).

Ethan Fischer