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Bug 21247 - Workspace and Viewport clarification in Swafish window manager ==> Workspaces config
Workspace and Viewport clarification in Swafish window manager ==> Workspaces...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sawfish (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-11-22 10:48 EST by Michael McConachie
Modified: 2013-09-02 01:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-09 13:37:07 EST
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Description Michael McConachie 2000-11-22 10:48:34 EST
In the Workspaces configuration window of Gnome Control Center, how about
adding a little bit of explanation to differentiate between Workspaces and
Viewports?  Something as minor as placing "Split each workspace into
viewports" between the Workspaces field and the Columsna dn Rows fields
should to it.

This would help make it more obvious that workspaces are a collection of
viewports.

	--gleep
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2001-02-08 15:43:15 EST
This is actually a sawfish problem, since the Sawfish capplet is contained in
that package. Just shuffling over.
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2001-02-08 18:19:59 EST
Sure, sounds fine. This isn't the kind of thing we usually put in Red Hat
specific patches, but I've mentioned the issue to the upstream maintainers of
Sawfish.
Comment 3 Michael McConachie 2001-02-09 13:37:03 EST
Cool 'nuf. Thanks.

	--gleep
Comment 4 Havoc Pennington 2001-07-05 22:50:58 EDT
Hmm, we've been discussing this issue recently. Consensus is that having both
workspaces and viewports is a hopelessly braindamaged idea from a user interface
standpoint.

Anyhow, closing the RH bug, since it's been suggested upstream and will
hopefully get addressed there.

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