the next step on the desktop

Mario Fux kde-ml at
Tue Feb 1 11:17:56 CET 2011

Am Montag 31 Januar 2011, 21.29:01 schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> On Monday, January 31, 2011, Ivan Čukić wrote:


> > > hm.. but they don't show up in window titlebar context menus when they
> > > are stopped; so a "bug" in kwin, then? it should be possible imho to
> > > send windows to any defined activity. we could put the stopped
> > > activities at the bottom of
> > 
> > What would that do?
> > 
> > 1. Start the activity in question
> that would be unexpected imho.
> > 2. Stop the application and remember it should be in that activity
> > 2. Just assign the window to the activity (apart from the current one)
> > and do nothing else
> if it is only associated with stopped activities, then it should probably
> "join them". if it is also associated with the current activity, then it
> should just be assigned. still thinking about it though :)
> what would be really nice is if an iconic representation of the activity it
> was being associated with "popped up" somewhere on screen to reinforce the
> idea that the window had been added to it. if the app was stopped, the
> window would "minimize to it" like we do with the minimize action to the
> tasks widget now. if it was just associated with the activity, then
> perhaps the window title could "duplicate" and then go "into" the activity
> representation.

Oh. Visual effect that explain the processes going on. Great. I like it.
(Not that other visual effects don't do this).

> > > the menu after a separator to help keep the running ones more prominent
> > > and easier to find?
> > 
> > Yes... the sorting should be added everywhere.
> +1


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