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Re: [kde] grouping tasks in taskbar




On Tuesday, 2015-05-12, 15:46:16, Gunther Clasen wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: kde [mailto:kde-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Kevin Krammer
> > Sent: 12 May 2015 15:34
> > To: kde@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: [kde] grouping tasks in taskbar
> > 
> > On Tuesday, 2015-05-12, 14:09:41, Duncan wrote:
> > > ianseeks posted on Tue, 12 May 2015 14:16:45 +0100 as excerpted:
> > > > On Tuesday 12 May 2015 11:57:52 Gunther Clasen wrote:
> > > >> Hi,
> > > >> 
> > > >> I am pretty new to kde 4 (not kde, which I've been using for 15+
> > > >> years now), and some things puzzle me. I am used to grouping tasks
> > > >> in the taskbar, and kde4 didn't migrate that setting from kde3. Now
> > > >> with the taskbar full of applications (it needs only 5 applications
> > > >> open to fill the taskbar on a wide-screen monitor), there seems to
> > > >> be NO WAY to configure the taskbar to group the tasks. One needs to
> > > >> close the applications first in order to have free space on the
> > > >> taskbar to do a right-click to bring up the config menu.
> > > >> 
> > > >> Is that behaviour actually intended, or have I missed something?
> > > >> 
> > > >> Cheers Gunther
> > > > 
> > > > Have you tried a right click on the taskbar? I get grouping options
> > > > on the window that pops up.
> > > 
> > > Umm... he /said/ with the taskbar full (5 apps is all it took),
> > > there's no way to right-click on the taskbar, without clicking on an
> > > app entry instead. (Apparently app-entries don't have the appropriate
> > > options, I don't use a taskbar so I wouldn't know.)
> > 
> > They do.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Kevin
> 
> Yes, right-clicking on some _empty_ space on what seems to be called panel
> nowadays gives me the "Task Manager Settings", which has grouping options.
> 
> Well, Kevin, if these app entries in the taskbar have grouping options, then
> I cannot see them. Rather than saying "yes, they are there", please post
> where they are. Otherwise I will have to assume that this option is
> unavailable on a full task bar (aka broken).

I have the same "Window List Settings" entry in the context menu for the panel 
itself, as well as in the context menu of each app entry in the list.

Cheers,
Kevin
-- 
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring

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