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Author: Steve Litt
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Openbox: Alt mousewheel changes workspaces
Syeed Ali said on Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:28:58 -0800

>On Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:06:03 +0000
>morus via Dng <dng@???> wrote:
>> Easier yet is to put the pointer on the screen edge, say right or
>> left, and use the scroll there. At least pekwm can bind actions on
>> that. I should look for a way to do that in GNOME. I've just been
>> using the overview there.
>For interested parties, Openbox can be configured to expose a little
>bit of the desktop at any of its edges. Maximized windows do not
>overlap into that space. This is useful for quickly calling up a
>desktop menu, e.g. by right clicking that space. This is super easy (if
>you have no additional monitor out in that direction, lol).
>I can't even see the 1px column I use.
>If I recall correctly, Steve you do this.

I use either a 6 px or 8px left side margin so it's easy to get the
mouse pointer in there.

>Strangely, I've never actually *used* this feature. I just use dmenu
>with a hotkey, or lxpanel's menuing.
>On that note, I do use the desktop menu if everything explodes in my
>window manager, so I can at least call up a terminal or web browser
>with that right-click menu.

:-) Been there, done that. :-)


Steve Litt

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