Re: asetroot?

Ales Ledvinka (
Mon, 3 Mar 2003 11:21:15 +0100 (CET)

> I've been looking a little at the asetroot manpage but don't quite
> understand how to configure it. Could someone give me a simplifyed
> lesson on how to set it up?
> Regards Zeke

(change paths options etc based on what you want it to do and what
 already you can do from startmenu)
look in paths as listed in output of "./afterstep -c"
	ShareDir for system wide configuration
	AfterDir for user configuration

first to make asetroot run on afterstep startup:
	file: autoexec
		position: inside 'Function "InitFunction"' and if you want
			  to run it on afterstep-restart too then look
			  for 'Function "RestartFunction"' too.
		line: Module  "I"     asetroot 0 0 -l

then the background
	file: asetroot
MyBackground "back0"
    Use 0 "~/GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/0_background"
MyBackground "back1"
    Use 0 "~/GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/1_background"
    Tint red
    Cut  300x300
    Scale 500x500
    Pad 0 yellow
    Align 4
*asetrootDeskBack  0  "back0"
*asetrootDeskBack  1  "back1"

where to put image files should be listed in .include file somwhere in
"start" directory which contains something like "command Background"
and some lines starting with "include ...thisdirectory" or into
the directory containing .include file with "command Background"

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