Jim Lesurf <jcgl@...> wrote:
> In article <gemini.m1cghy00pt52o0407.stephen@...>,
> Watson <stephen@...> wrote:
> > Jim Lesurf <jcgl@...> wrote:
> > > If by 'menu' you mean the right-button on the mouse, then, yes, that
> > > does pop up a menu which includes "Panel Options...".
> > >
> > > But if I click on that, nothing happens (apart from the menu that
> > > offerred it vanishing again). Nothing appears that would let me set
> > > any actual options, etc.
> > Something's broken then, you should get an options window.
> Yes, agreed. Now all I have to do is fix or work around it! :-)
> I've put a grab of a section of the icon bar up at
> That shows the icons I've placed at the left had end of the panel.
> The first four, starting from the far left, are directories. These
> initially appeared as you'd expect with the 'blue folder' icon that 'Apps'
> still has. But I've used the item option to add an icon for ones like
> 'media' and 'ROXapps'.
> The rest are icons for firefox, VLC, audiacious, WAVchopper, and soxflac.
> I've not yet created a directory icon for the soxflac app.
> As you can see, the first four have the text under the icons, but the
> others don't. This is what is puzzling me.
That is a panel option "Image only for applications" on the window you can't
seem to get to.
> Now it may just be that the first ones have smaller icons. But I thought
> I'd kept the icons down to a reasonable size, and all is well on older
> However, my first thought (as mentioned in my initial email) was that icon
> size is the cause, but this distro version has broken the ability to fix
> that by having a larger icon bar panel.
Have you tried grabbing the source from the ROX site and building it? That
cuts out the middle man and any "improvements" they may have made.
> But an alternative occurs to me looking at the fact that some items *do*
> have the text. Maybe this depends on the route by which the icon is given
> to the item on the panel. And what is broken is that having the icon in
> app directory upsets the text being displayed as well. I'll do some tests
> and report.
> But can someone say, where does ROX store the value that specifies the
> of the panel? As yet I've not found it.
You did find it, in pan_Default and similar: <options width="64" etc>. You
could also try setting style="0" if you want text under apps.
Stephen Watson http://www.kerofin.demon.co.uk/
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