User Interface of the X Configuration Tool

Sebastian Heinlein glatzor at
Wed Jun 6 06:47:02 BST 2007

Am Dienstag, den 05.06.2007, 23:58 +0100 schrieb Andrew Sobala:
> Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> > Am Sonntag, den 03.06.2007, 23:35 +0100 schrieb Andrew Sobala:
> >> The Mac bottom bar, much as it is annoying, does 
> >> reordering-drag-and-drop very well by making space under the mouse. 
> >> Monitors can shrink to make this work... 
> > 
> > Sorry, although I administrate a few Apple machines, I am not so
> > familiar with the user interface.
> > 
> > What do you refer to by mac bottom bar?
> It's a bar, by default along the bottom of the screen, that has 
> application launchers (and minimised windows, but we'll ignore those for 
> now) on it. If you try to reorder the applications, the act of dragging 
> one along the bar will make the others move out of the way to create a 
> decent fitts-law target.

Ah, now I know what you mean. The bar that everybody sets to auto hide
and you always have to guess on which side it is hidden when you use
another one's desktop :)

How should monitors shrink?



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