Re: Backgrounds

cajun (cajun@tdl.com)
Fri, 16 Apr 1999 18:39:53 -0700


HAHAHAHAHA

I wondered the same thing, but thought hmmm.... maybe I'm missing
something !

Mark Ogden wrote:
> 
> What the hell do you use 12 desks for!?
> 
> Markypoos
> 
> On Fri, 16 Apr 1999, Greg Anderson wrote:
> 
> > James wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, ishamael wrote:
> > >
> > > # Pager handles the main background stuff (which is why everyone runs
> > > # Pager).
> > >
> > > i don't like pager, it confuses me when the desks suddenly flip (i have
> > > a virtual X desktop which scrolls, and when i hit the sides it'd flip
> > > into another desktop. very annoying when trying to hit buttons on my
> > > wharf (i use a trackball and tend to spin the ball and catch it when it's
> > > near what i want to point at))
> >
> >
> > I love the pager.  I have 12 desks with four pages each.  The man page
> > for AfterStep has your solution: Make the change to EdgeResistance and
> > EdgeScroll in your active feel file and then reload it from the start
> > menu.  Here is a bit of the man page...
> >
> >         EdgeResistance delay pixels
> >                   Specifies  how  hard  it  should be to change views
> >                   within a desktop by moving the mouse over the  edge
> >                   of  the screen, and how hard it should be to move a
> >                   window over the edge of a screen.
> >
> >                   The delay in milliseconds,  defines  how  long  the
> >                   pointer  must  spend at the screen edge before that
> >                   view becomes current.  This is useful  in  conjunc-
> >                   tion  with  EdgeScroll  100 100, so the views don't
> >                   get switched accidently.
> >
> >                   The pixels defines how far over the edge  a  window
> >                   must "appear" to move before it actually moves par-
> >                   tially off the screen.
> >
> >                   Note that with EdgeScroll 0 0, it is still possible
> >                   to  move  or  resize windows across the edge of the
> >                   current screen. By setting the pixels parameter  of
> >                   EdgeResistance  to  10000,  this  type of motion is
> >                   impossible. However, with EdgeResistances less than
> >                   10000,  but  greater  than  0,  moving  over  pages
> >                   becomes difficult but not impossible.
> >
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