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xfce:xfce4-panel:actions [2012/01/04 09:10]
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 ====== Action Buttons ====== ====== Action Buttons ======
  
-The //Action Buttons// panel plugin ​allows you to add up to two buttons to your panel. These buttons can be configured to log out of sessions. hibernate, or suspend or even shutdown your computer.+The Action Buttons panel plugin ​adds system action ​buttons to your panel. These actions include session management options such as locking the screen, logging ​out or switching the user, or options to hibernate, ​suspend, restart ​or shutdown your computer.
  
-<​note ​warning>The plugin uses //xfce4-session// to handle ​the power actions, so it won't function properly if you use another or no session manager.</​note>​+<​note ​important>The plugin uses ''​xfce4-session'' ​to handle power actions, so it won't function properly if you use another or no session manager.</​note>​
  
-===== Properties =====+----
  
-^ Action Buttons'​ properties dialog ^ +===== Preferences =====
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-Logout Dialog +<figure "​Action Buttons Preferences">​{{:​xfce:​xfce4-panel:​action_buttons.png?nolink&​|}} 
-! Displays the //Log Out// prompt, allowing you to choose an action while logging out of your current session.  +</figure>​ 
-Logout + 
-Logs you out of your current ​session. ​+---- 
 + 
 +===== General ===== 
 +? Appearance 
 +    ? Action Buttons 
 +    ! Adds buttons directly ​to the panel
 +    Session Menu 
 +    Nests options under a session ​menu on the panel, displays them as a drop-down menu. 
 +? Invert buttons orientation 
 +! Changes the direction that the buttons are placed in. 
 +? Show confirmation dialogue 
 +! Shows a confirmation dialogue when an action is performed. 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +===== Actions =====
 ? Lock Screen ? Lock Screen
 ! Locks your screen. ​ ! Locks your screen. ​
 +? Switch User
 +!  Allows you to switch to a different user
 +? Suspend
 +! Saves the session to RAM and sleeps the computer for quick start-ups.
 +? Hibernate
 +! Saves the session to disk and shuts down the system for slightly faster start-ups.
 +? Hybrid Sleep
 +! Saves the session to RAM and disk, allowing for quick start-ups but in the event of losing power, your session is still saved.
 ? Shut Down ? Shut Down
-! Completely powers down your system+! Completely powers down the system
 ? Restart ? Restart
-! Reboots ​your system +! Reboots ​the system 
-Hibernate +Log Out... 
-Hibernates ​your system.  +Displays the Log Out prompt, allowing you to choose an action while logging out of your current session
-Disabled +Log Out 
-Disables ​the button. This option can only be applied ​to the second action button. ​+Logs the current user out 
 +? Separator 
 +! Adds a separator ​to the buttons or drop-down menu 
 + 
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