Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 136787
Need option for panel to span multiple screens
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:52 EST
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Description of problem:
It would be nice if the panel could span multiple screens.
Currently a panel is needed for each screen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Best thing to do is add some rationale as to why there's a need for
both behaviours as opposed to one or the other. Alternatively, explain
why you think spanning the entire screen is always the right thing:
There is a need for both behaviours because there is a need for both
If you have two monitors next to each other, with no (or little) join
between the two, then what you really have, in effect, is a single
wide monitor. Spanning the entire screen is the right thing to do.
If you have two monitors near each other, with a gap between them,
then it makes more sense that the monitors are treated separately.
Allowing a panel to be sized horizontally would fix this bug (a
preference would be a nicer fix though).
Sorry, I should have been more clear - please add your comments to the
upstream bug report