Description of problem:
The workspace switcher shows, for each workspace, a mini-screen showing each of the visible windows in that workspace. After loggging in, each mini-screen is sized proportional to the real screen, as are the mini-windows displayed on the mini-screen. If I dock, (in nVidia Twinview), my screensize has doubled, but the workspace switcher does not reflect this change. If I undock, my screensize has halved, but the workspace switcher does not reflect this change.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. login while the laptop is docked, note workspace switcher's depiction of each window.
2. Undock the laptop. The workspace switcher is not resized.
The workspace switcher is not resized.
The workspace switcher should be resized.
Looks like this might be bug 7073 upstream:
Does that look like what you are seeing?
if you do a 'xfce4-panel -r' does it start looking normal again?
Created attachment 522211 [details]
Workspace switcher in single-screen mode
xfce4-panel -r is an ok workaround, but it's a pain, and non-obvious to have to open up a terminal and know to type that command whenever I dock or undock my laptop. The resizing should happen automatically.
Unlike bug 7073, I WANT the workspace switcher to resize, otherwise I can't see what's on the other screen.
It seems like, to satisfy both of these requests, there should be a property setting for workspace switcher to enable/disable auto-resizing when a screen is attached/detached docked/undocked.
I understand it's a bug. I just wanted to establish if 'xfce4-panel -r' worked around it for now or not. :)
Would you care to provide input on the upstream bug? Or would you like me to do so?
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