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Old 07-27-2010, 01:57 AM   #1
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Irritating Re-Sizing of Buttons in XFCE Task List on Click -- Am I Alone Here?

I've been wondering about this annoying little non-issue I have with XFCE under Slackware64-current. I've actually observed this happening to me with XFCE at least as far back as Slackware 12.

When I mouse down to the 'Task List' applet on one of my panels, and I mouse over the button for a certain window and click, the buttons will all shrink, and I'll have to mouse over to the new position of the button that I wanted and click it again there in order to actually select it. If I have enough windows open on one desktop, the buttons will already be at a small enough size that this does not happen.

I find it odd, and I really don't know where to look for a fix to this.

First, does anyone else using XFCE under Slackware see this happening? Second, is there a fix for it?

Does this happen to people using different builds of XFCE under other distributions?

Just in case it's relevant, I'm running Xorg at 1600x1200, 24bpp.

EDIT: You don't have to have a solution to respond here . . . I mostly just want to know that I'm not the only idiot out there that "broke" XFCE.

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Old 07-28-2010, 01:09 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by foodown View Post
Does this happen to people using different builds of XFCE under other distributions?
I used Xfce under OpenSuse 11.2 for a few months and never experienced any kind of problems. Besides I remember Xfce under Suse has a few more customization options as compared to Xfce under Slackware. (I once helped a person in customization of Xfce under Slack, I asked him to set a particular option w.r.t xfce menu, he replied that the option is not present there !!!!)

By the way, have you tried their Mailing lists ?


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