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Old 03-03-2009, 05:18 PM
Steven Vollom
 
Default RESOLVED AND THANKS! : Arrangement of Icons on the panel, Intrepid KDE4.2

Johnny Ernst Nielsen wrote:
> Greetings Steven.
>
> mandag den 2. Marts 2009 kvad Steven Vollom:
>
>> Do you consider 'the panel' the row of icons on the bottom of the
>> screen, or the 'plasmoids' on the desktop.
>>
>
> I consider "The Panel" the row of icons on the bottom of the screen.
>
>
>> If you are referring to the bottom panel, that is what I am
>> interested in moving Icons.
>>
>
> Then let's try to do that )
>
>
>> Actually, I would like to move the entire panel to the top of the
>> screen.
>>
>
> Click the cashew at the top right corner of your desktop, and choose
> to unlock widgets.
> That should put an additional cashew at the panel's right end.
> Click the panel cashew.
> That should open the panel settings.
> In the panel settings you should see an item "Screen edge".
> Click and drag the "Screen edge" item to the top of the screen to move
> the panel to the top of the screen.
>
>
>> Then I would like to have the Kmenu icon closest to the
>> right corner of the screen.
>>
>
> I assume the K menu icon is already in the panel.
> Widgets must be unlocked.
> Click the panel cashew, to open the panel settings.
> Drag the K menu button to whereever you want it.
>
>
>> Next, I would like to have the 'home/steven' icon.
>>
>
> The one that pops a menu showing the contents of /home/steven, or the
> one that opens /home/steven in Dolphin?
>
>
>> Then a Konqueror icon, next a kmail icon, next a Dolphin icon, next
>> Adept and Synaptic, then Ktorrent
>>
>
> You can drag and drop icons from the K menu onto the panel to add
> extra icons on the panel.
> Widgets must be unlocked.
> If the panel settings are open, close them.
> Then navigate the K menu to find the applications of which you want
> icons added to the panel, and drag and drop from the K menu onto the
> panel.
> When all your icons are on the panel, open the panel settings and drag
> the icons around in the panel, to arrange them in whatever order you
> like.
>
>
>> Then trash.
>>
>
> This has to be added a bit differently, in order for the trash can
> icon to get the popup menu option of emptying trash, and in order for
> the icon to change depending on whether there is something in the can
> or not.
> Widgets must be unlocked.
> Open the panel settings.
> Choose "Add widgets".
> In the "Add widgets" window, find and select the Trashcan widget.
> Click "Add widget".
> That should place a trashcan icon on your panel.
> Close the "Add widgets" window.
> Open the panel settings, and drag the trashcan icon whereever you like
> it.
>
>
>> ...hiding panel.
>>
>
> I assume you want your panel to hide automatically.
> Widgets must be unlocked.
> Open the panel settings.
> Choose "More settings"
> Choose "Auto hide"
> Close the panel settings.
>
> Remember to lock the widgets when all your tampering is done.
>
>
>> When I use the plasmoid Zoom Out choice, I get a screen that I
>> can't go back from. I just shut the system down in frustration.
>> What am I doing wrong?
>>
>
> You just need to click the "Zoom in" icon beneath the miniature of
> your desktop.
>
> How many miniature desktops do you see when zoomed out?
>
> Feel free to ask additional questions.
> We're here to help each other.
>
> Best regards
>
> Johnny )
>
>
>


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