[kde-linux] Some composite effects of KWIN4 not working?
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 4 11:18:57 UTC 2008
On Friday 04 July 2008 11:38:19 Beso wrote:
> i was wondering if the dashboard could be like the apple one so that after
> hiding it the plasma applets put on it would disappear? is there anything
> in progress for that?!
I've never seen the apple one, and I don't know anything helpful, sorry.
> and the second question is: what does the desktop viewed after zooming out
> for?! still haven't found a real reason for having it.
From 4.1 it is possible to have a number folder views which could, conceivably
need more than one screen's display space. Zooming out would be a quick
navigation aid, and clicking on the desired group would zoom in on that
group. That's probably a very rough-and-ready explanation, as I haven't got
4.1 yet, so only know what I've read, but it gives you a vague idea.
One of the (near-completed) first-pages of end-user docs will give you links
to videos as well as articles about the various aspects. I'd recommend
viewing a few of them.
A good place to start is http://media.ereslibre.es/2008/06/kde41.ogg (which
has been out for several weeks now). It is silent, though, so don't think
your sound is broken :-)
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