Minimized applications on all desktops?

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Sat Apr 25 12:31:07 BST 2009

On Saturday 25 April 2009 11:29:11 Armand Bester wrote:
> Hi, I know this is probably a very trivial question, but I will greatly
> appreciate help on this matter.  The problem is (and this sounds stupid and
> maybe it is) that I don't know how to google this question - have tried.
> I'm using KDE 4.1.  What I like about the 4 desktops (default) is that I
> can organize the applications I am using by sending them to different
> desktops. However, applications send to other desktops still show up on the
> current desktop in the taskbar, like if it was just minimized.  I read
> about the iconify function, but that is not what I want (sorry for being so
> pushy). Is it possible to only show the applications open in the current
> desktop in the taskbar and hide those on other desktops.

Maybe the problem is distro-specific?  Certainly I have never lost the ability 
to send to Desktop 2 (and have it disappear from desktop 1 panel).  It doesn't 
work like that for Activities, but Desktops, yes.

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