[kde-linux] desktop icon grid

Donn Washburn n5xwb at hal-pc.org
Wed Jul 12 00:32:37 UTC 2006

James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Jerome Yuzyk wrote:
>> KDE 3.5.3 on FC5
>> Even though I have "Align to Grid" set for my Desktop, icons don't seem to 
>> snap to any grid when I place them manually like they did for KDE 3.5.2. 
>> Is there a "grid" setting I am missing?
> Yes, for some reason, in the Control Center:
> 	"Desktop -> Behavior"
> on the "File Icons" tab there is at the top left a check box:
> 	"Automatically line up icons"
> Why it exists and why it is there is just another usability bug.
You might try to move your mouse to the middle of the screen and then 
right click - go to Icons and see if your KDE version has "Lock in 
place"  This is on 3.5.2 KDE version.

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