desktop/kicker + icon placement

Martin Koller m.koller at
Wed May 4 21:18:25 BST 2005

On Monday 02 May 2005 18:20, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> the best heuristics to my mind are:
> 	o new icons should be created within the workspace, so that new icons are
> never hidden
> 	o only when a _new_ panel is created or an existing panel moves/changes
> size should icons that would otherwise be obscured be moved out of the way
> of that panel
> 	o icons should be otherwise stationary

I completely agree.

> it's the second point (action on new panel creation) that would require
> some work. what's needed is a separate "visible screen area" rect
> maintained by kicker specifically for desktop icon usage, since they have
> different needs from windows.

If kicker maintains this QRect, how can I get it (or get informed when it 
changes) ?

Should this be DCOP ?

Best regards/Schöne Grüße

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