Windows 7 and Mac OS panel layouts
ypharis at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 11:03:38 UTC 2020
The Mac OS panel layout has been submitted upstream.
On Wed, Mar 4, 2020 at 3:24 AM Yousuf Philips <ypharis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> Haven't used Windows 10 before, but looking at the screenshots, its quite
> identical to window 7 layout, but also has buttons for cortana search and
> task view, which isnt something available in Xubuntu, and also has an
> application menu that is quite different to whisker, which has more of
> windows 7 feel. Windows 7 also has a 40px panel height, so no difference
> there, but presume when all the hidpi stuff is sorted out, it will also
> look good on a 4k screen.
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2020 at 7:05 PM Eric Curtin <ericcurtin17 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Yousuf,
>> Even better if you could contribute to a Windows 10 panel layout (with
>> Windows 7 being out of support now). :) One thing I notice at least
>> about the existing panel layouts is that the whisker menu height is
>> starting to get too small for 1080p and 4k screens. For example
>> Windows 10 start menu height is a minimum of 40 pixels on a 1080p
>> screen nowdays. Smaller than that is starting to get hard to
>> On 02/03/2020, Yousuf Philips <ypharis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Team,
>> > I would like to contribute panel layouts that mimic Windows 7 (as the
>> > current Redmond one is mimicking Windows 98) and Mac OS.
>> > The Windows 7 one is more or less straight forward, but i've filed a few
>> > bugs to hopefully make it even better.
>> > https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16485
>> > https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16481
>> > The Mac OS one is a bit more difficult as it would require that
>> > xfce4-appmenu-plugin and a dock like plank be installed by default and
>> > xfce-panel-profiles is able to activate and deactivate the dock for the
>> > profile.
>> > Regards,
>> > Yousuf Philips
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