#20 -reload option and <Tray>

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2012-02-01
2012-02-01
Anonymous
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The jwm -reload option does not refresh Trays (anything inside <Tray>, in any JWM config files)..

Is this a bug, over-sight, to do, or intended feature?

I would dearly love JWM to update trays as well as menus, using the -reload option..

I use a JWM tray to display the detected drive partitions, on the desktop,
which is auto updated by a BASH script which runs in the background...

Currently that script uses jwm -restart :(

There are other involved with Puppy Linux who would also like Trays to be supported by -reload.

Thanks.

Discussion

  • This is the intended behavior. "reloading" the trays would be a fairly complex operation since you could move them etc.
    It sounds to me like you want to be able to dynamically add/remove/update tray buttons. That might not be terribly difficult to support; I'll look into it.

     

  • Anonymous
    2012-02-09

    Yes, refreshing the tray buttons dynamically would be great, the icons and actions are all that change in my drive icon mount script, for example - nothing moves.. If you could do that, it would be great!!

     

  • Anonymous
    2012-04-02

    Any progress on dynamically updating the <TrayButton>s? I would SO DEARLY love it have this done :)