Bug 70739 - gnome-panel cannot be made "always on top"
gnome-panel cannot be made "always on top"
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: metacity (Show other bugs)
limbo
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Blocks: 67218
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Reported: 2002-08-04 13:19 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-14 16:19:23 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-04 13:19:51 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20020724

Description of problem:
Gnome panel goes under windows.  If windows completely cover panel it is 
unaccessable.  (Requires moving windows around; PITA.)  Especially obnoxious if
auto-hide is enabled.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install limbo #2
2.run gnome
3.cover panel with window(s), panel is now unavailable.

Actual Results:  panel can't be focused without first shuffling windows on desktop.

Expected Results:  Panel should (be able to be configured to) float on top, to
be always available.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-04 13:34:45 EDT
See http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=81551
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-14 16:19:19 EDT
Now it's always on top.
Comment 3 Jay Turner 2002-08-16 11:29:45 EDT
Fix confirmed with metacity-2.4.0.91-1.

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