Re: mind numbing beginner question...

Wayne E. Harlan (dr.harlan@pdq.net)
Thu, 27 Jul 2000 15:07:05 -0500 (CDT)


On 27 Jul, jaw@ex-ans.net wrote:
> Yeah - I found man Wharf & man Pager after I sent that mail.
> Thanks for the feedback!
> 
> Do you know where you can configure a scrollbar on xterms?  I have read
> through alot and have not seen that...

I may be mistaken, but I believe the xterms themselves control some of
the options on where the scrollbar goes.  I like it on the right and
aterm has an option that I put in .Xdefaults, namely:

"aterm*scrollBar_right: true"

> 
> I am trying to put a scroll bar on the left side of my xterms, and I
> cannot figure out where that goes...
> 
> Thanks!
> Josh
> 
> On Thu, 27 Jul 2000, David Mihm wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, 27 Jul 2000 jaw@ex-ans.net wrote:
>> 
>> > I have afterstep-1.6.10 running on my FreeBSD 3.4 box.  ....
>> 
>> 	1.8.0 has been out for some time now, perhaps you might consider
>> replacing the old version. (there are 3 patches to 1.8.0 as well).
>> 
>> > Now that I have afterstep running, do I need to make look & feel
>> > directories in ~/G/L/A next to the  non-configurable directory?  Then
>> > move some of the example look and/or feel files into it?  What is step1
>> > here in fooling with customization?
>> 
>> 	Yes.  If you wish to start to customize the look/feels, you'd want
>> to mkdir ~/G/L/A/looks/ and ~/G/L/A/feels/ ; then cp one of the share/
>> directory look/feel files that best approxiamtes the look/feel you like
>> best.  Then you can rename the file, edit it in relation to the
>> explanations convererd in the appropriate sections of the man pages (man
>> afterstep).  Select 'menu->Quit->Restart this session' to rebuild the
>> startmenu which will reveal your newly created look/feel and the select
>> it.
>> 
>> 	If you are wanting to change the menu from the defaults, this will
>> require you cp the .include files that are listed in the FILES section of
>> man afterstep; making the directories in the ~/G/L/A tree. 
>> 
>> HTH
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