Re: asetroot?

Ales Ledvinka (
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 09:36:44 +0100 (CET)

> Strangely the AfterStep meny ->Desktop->Picture doesn't work. I see a
> lot of pictures including those I copied to use as background, but
> nothing happens when trying to change background.

convert them into .xpm and see if:
	A) it works. then problem will be in not having afterstep compiled
	   and linked with libjpeg and or libpng.

	B)still not. then one notice from man page for ".include" file
              Command command [args]
                     Specifies an AfterStep function to apply  to
                     all items in this directory.  Does not apply
                     to subdirectories or  included  directories.
                     The resulting function will be:
	so if you put pictures into included directory, then either:
	1) include the directory like this:
include "/usr/share/pixmaps/backgrounds" Background
	2) or don't forget to create there .include file with
Command Background

> Ok, asetroot loads and sets my background but I got the same picture on all 
> "backgrounds", I tried to set different pictures on each virtual desktop. 
> Can I get different pictures on each desktop? 
(one background must be enough as 640kb memory ;) never had the need to
have several backgrounds. anyone?

btw: but it seems to me that to have different backgrounds you must have
multiple desks. so i guess you need to set something like this. but have
not tried to **** ** my config if it works ;)
file: base..bpp
	DeskTopSize 1x1
file: autoexec
	inside: Function "InitFunction"
	and inside: Function "RestartFunction"
	Module  "I"     Pager 0 0
file: pager
	*PagerRows           2
	*PagerColumns        1
	*WPagerDesktopImage   0 ~/GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/0_background
	*XPagerDesktopImage   1 ~/GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/1_background
+definitions in pager for *WPager* and *XPager*
+maybe autoexec changes for pager and asetroot + maybe some more styles
 and desk definitions in asetroot

it's just my guess. don't blame me if it does not work.

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