Re: Wharf problem

Lars Madsen (
Thu, 6 Sep 2001 18:10:13 +0200 (METDST)

I've found the problem. I had copied the syntax from asclock, but when I
removed the -shape and -position options it worked perfectly fine.

And about the icons, the were a typing error in the base file (8bpp, we
don't have that many colors avaliable on these terminals)

Thanks for the help

F2.10 - Institut for Matematiske Fag, Matematisk Afdeling
Århus Universitet

On Wed, 5 Sep 2001, Geoff Burling wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Sep 2001, Lars Madsen wrote:
> >
> > I'm having at bit of problems customizing the wharf.
> >
> > If I choose an icon which did not come with AfterStep, it doesn't show up
> > on the wharf, eventhough  I've put the file with all the others.
> >
> Does your base file (e.g., base.24bpp) point to the proper directory that
> this icon file live in? That would be the first place I'd look.
> >
> > I was also trying to get  XBiff to be swallowed into the wharf, but this
> > isn't working either, if doesn't start xbiff, but when I start xbiff by
> > hand afterwards it places itself on the wharf without being told so.
> >
> > Any solutions
> >
> What is the entry in the ~/GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/wharf file? I've
> found all of my problems in getting an application swallowed & working in
> the wharf can be fixed by making the entry correct.
> Off the top of my head, I'd guess that you haven't proved a fully-qualified
> path to xbiff for wharf to find the executable; in other words, are you
> specifying ``xbiff" or ``/usr/X11R6/bin/xbiff"? The later form is the
> fully-qualified one, & always works in my experience.
> Geoff
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