[linux-elitists] gnome, trial by fire

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Thu Jan 8 21:38:59 PST 2004

<quote who="David Nusinow">

> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 04:37:58PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > Yep - holding down shift will do that. :-) Plus, Nautilus draws the
> > icons of open windows 'ghosted', which is really neat for the
> > spatiality. ;-)
> Hmm... it didn't do that last time I tried. I'll give it another go next
> time I'm in gnome. Or is this a 2.5 thing? The ghosted thing looks cool
> too, although I'll reserve judgement until I actually try the thing ;-)

2.5 spatial

> > > The speedup is welcome too. Any shot at cloning the spring loaded
> > > folders too one of these days?
> > 
> > Patents. :-(
> Gawd dammit. I guess they're not necessary, since you can basically do the
> exact same thing with the shift-key trick you mentioned above.

Nah, it's not as sweet as dragging over and having them pop up in response.
Total bummer.

- Jeff

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