Re: [As-users] Fedora 8 RPMS - AfterStep 2.2.8, fotox-0.37,

Jeff Krebs (jkrebs@tconl.com)
Tue, 25 Mar 2008 13:48:04 -0500


I have patched the SRPM and RPM packages to reflect the cvs update 
concerning the Pager issue(s).

They are available for download.

Jeff Krebs

* Sasha Vasko (sasha@aftercode.net) wrote:
> Try current CVS - Pager should now work properly.
>
>
> Sasha
>
> Jeff Krebs wrote:
>> OK.  I had my desktop set to a 1x2 (one viewport wide by 2 viewports tall) 
>> and all worked well.
>>
>> I changed to a 2x2 setup (DeskTopSize 2x2) and DeskTopScale was doubled 
>> (from 23 to 46, for a 1440 monitor).
>>
>> I am now seeing the same issue that you are.  The scale appears correct, 
>> by it's about 2/3 width and truncated on the right hand side.  The height 
>> appears correct thought.
>>
>> This appears to be a bug, and needs further investigation.
>>
>> Jeff
>>
>>
>> * Graydon (oak@uniserve.com) wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 08:40:43PM -0500, Jeff Krebs scripsit:
>>>> Excellent, except for the Pager part :)
>>>>
>>>> Disable Pager in "autoexec"
>>> Yup.
>>>
>>>> Comment out the line in "pager" "*PagerGeometry..."
>>> Yup.
>>>
>>>> Change "DeskBorderWidth" from "1" to "0" on the line 
>>>> "*PagerDecoration..." in "pager".
>>> Done!
>>>
>>>> If Wharf is vertical, you need to set Pager as vertical, in the file "pager"
>>>> (*PagerColumns 1).
>>> Done!  (Wharf is vertical)
>>>
>>>> If Wharf is horizontal, set "*PagerRows 1".
>>>>
>>>> You're right on desktop scale.  It's a ratio; the larger the number, the 
>>>> smaller the Pager.  Vertical Wharfs are easy:
>>>>
>>>> Ex) a 64x64 Wharf on a 1280 wide desktop.
>>>>
>>>> 	1280/64=20
>>>>
>>>> 	more than one viewport (a 2x2 desktop) means you double to 40.
>>> 1600/64 = 25; double to 50.  No detectable change between 20, 40, 50,
>>> 100, and 200; so far as I can tell, setting this value in
>>> ~/.afterstep/base isn't having an effect.
>>>
>>> I'm getting viewports in the wharf which are about 40 pixels across.
>>> (They look about 2/3 of the 64 pixel wharf.)
>>>
>>> I know the file is being read because setting DeskTopSize there _does_
>>> have an effect.
>>>
>>> This is true whether or not the pager is being swallowed in the wharf or
>>> run independently.
>>>
>>> [snip]
>>>> 	*MonitorWharf Pager - MaxSwallowModule "Pager" Pager 0 1
>>>>
>>>> 	Where "0" is the starting desktop and "1" is the last.  And you 	may 
>>>> have "*Wharf" in lieu of "*MonitorWharf", depending on your
>>>> 	setup.
>>> I have 
>>> *Wharf Pager - MaxSwallowModule "Pager" Pager 0 0
>>>
>>>> For use in Wharf, 64x64 is rather tiny in a modern desktop, I recommend 
>>>> setting your desktop(s) to 1x2, 1x3, or 1x4 rather than the traditional 
>>>> 2x2 or 2x3 (in "base", "DeskTopSize"). Or for horizontal, 2x1, 3x1, 4x1.
>>> It is pretty teeny but it's also what I'm used to...
>>>
>>>> Does that help?
>>> Some, but there's definitely still an issue with swallowing.
>>>
>>> I've tried "SwallowModule" instead of "MaxSwallowModule"; that gives me
>>> most of four of the six (2x3) viewports, and fits the 64 bit width.
>>>
>>> It looks like what draws the borders and what sets the actual virtual
>>> desktop sizes in the pager are independent; I can get the actual virtual
>>> desktops to be the right size, but the border-drawing part is fixed.
>>>
>>> Have attached a screenshot, so not sending to the list as well.
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>>> Jeff Krebs
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> * Graydon (oak@uniserve.com) wrote:
>>>>> So, it builds, it runs, stalonetray just works which is great, but I'm
>>>>> having some issues with swallowing the pager in the wharf.
>>>>>
>>>>> *Wharf Pager - MaxSwallowModule "Pager" Pager 0 0
>>>>>
>>>>> Works, but I get a rather skewed pager; the virtual desktops of the
>>>>> first column consume nearly all the width of the wharf. (vertical
>>>>> wharf.)
>>>>>
>>>>> If I add
>>>>> DeskTopScale 55
>>>>>
>>>>> to
>>>>>
>>>>> # This sets the size of the virtual desktop :
>>>>> DeskTopSize 2x3
>>>>>
>>>>> in the base file, I get what are effectively evenly split viewports in
>>>>> the pager, except that the lines around the viewports are sstill where
>>>>> they were with the little tiny remnants of the right hand column and the
>>>>> big, presumably full size, viewports in the left hand column.
>>>>>
>>>>> There's clearly something I should be setting that I'm not; does anyone
>>>>> know what it is?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>> Graydon
>>>>>
>>>>> (who would really like a pager swallow option so that it would do a
>>>>> full-size (for some configured full size) on hover, and then collapse
>>>>> itself back into the wharf.)
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 03:29:36PM -0500, Jeff Krebs scripsit:
>>>>>> Fedora 8 RPMS - AfterStep 2.2.8, fotox-0.37, stalonetray-0.7.6 and more.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The AfterStep Applets RPM repository has now been updated to include
>>>>>> AfterStep-2.2.8, fotox and stalonetray.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Notes on new versions and recent additions:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> AfterStep-2.2.8: Many bug-fixes for this release: restart session, 
>>>>>> wharf position, gtk menu sorting, ASDocGen issues, and more.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> For a listing of new AfterStep features, visit this link:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 	
>>>>>> http://cvs.aftercode.net/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/afterstep-stable/NEW?rev=HEAD
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> fotox-0.37 is a program for improving image files made with a digital
>>>>>> camera.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 	http://kornelix.squarespace.com/fotox/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The following functions are provided:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>     * Show thumbnails of image files in a directory, navigate, choose
>>>>>>       files to view or edit.
>>>>>>     * Adjust overexposed or underexposed areas to improve visibility
>>>>>>       of detail (change brightness independently for different
>>>>>>       brightness levels).
>>>>>>     * Reduce fog or haze by removing "whiteness" and intensifying
>>>>>>       colors.
>>>>>>     * Edit whole image or an arbitrary area outlined with the mouse.
>>>>>>     * High dynamic range (HDR) photography: combine an underexposed
>>>>>>       and overexposed image to improve details visible in both bright
>>>>>>       and dark areas. Automatic image alignment.
>>>>>>     * Photo stitching or panorama: stitch two or more images together
>>>>>>       to make an ultra-wide image.
>>>>>>     * Simple image alignment and brightness / color matching.
>>>>>>     * Crop an image (choose the area of interest and cut-off the
>>>>>>       margins).
>>>>>>     * Rotate an image by any angle (level a tilted image, or turn in
>>>>>>       90 degree steps).
>>>>>>     * Resize an image, with convenience buttons for 2/3, 1/2, 1/3 and
>>>>>>       1/4 size.
>>>>>>     * Red-eye removal.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> stalonetray-0.7.6 - STand Alone TRAY (notification area) implementation
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 	http://sourceforge.net/projects/stalonetray
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Stalonetray is a stand-alone freedesktop.org and KDE system tray
>>>>>> (notification area) for X Window System/X11 (e.g. X.Org or XFree86).
>>>>>> It has full XEMBED support and minimal dependencies: an X11 lib only.
>>>>>> Stalonetray works with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> About the AfterStep Applets Repository:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This repository contains AfterStep, aterm, rxvt-unicode and over 60 
>>>>>> Wharf/Dockapps for use with AfterStep and WindowMaker.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In addition, there are some added utilities that work well under 
>>>>>> AfterStep.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Instructions for YUM installation can be found at:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.afterstep.org/download.php?show=RPMS
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As usual, these Fedora 8 RPMS can be found at:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ftp://ftp.afterstep.org/stable/rpms/RPMS/fc/8/i386
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Source RPMS that should work with most versions of Fedora
>>>>>> (Core 3+) and other distros can be found at:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ftp://ftp.afterstep.org/stable/rpms/SRPMS
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Feedback via the AfterStep User Mailing List is appreciated.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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