[ros-general] Re: Ok guys...
ilmcuts at gmx.net
Mon Feb 16 09:36:53 CET 2004
Martin Fuchs wrote:
>On 15.02.2004 21:42:21 Brian Palmer wrote:
>>I think the tab itself should accept the drag and drop. I hate hovering
>>waiting for it to open...
>>On another note -- is multiple desktop support going to be added? One thing
>>I think MS missed out on and only partially got right in XP (with fast user
>>switching) is a multi-desktop aware shell. The tab grouping and hidden
>>notification icons are cool as well.
>There is already basic multi desktop support in Explorer. It doesn't use "true" desktops because that's not compatible with notification (aka tray) icons. It simply hides any window not on the current desktop like XP's explorer does.
There also are APIs such as CreateDesktop or SwitchDesktop, I believe
those are what the VWM PowerToy uses. Note that iirc those are truly
separate desktops though, ie. on each desktop there's a separate
instance of the shell. Then again, given the list this is posted on, I
probably just stated the obvious. ;)
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